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921243 Royal Artillery (4th Durham Survey Regiment)
In honour of a Desert Rat and D-Day veteran who served with distinction. Gone now but time does not weary his contribution to the freedom we enjoy today. We will not forget: we must not forget. We will remember him. And we give thanks.
Submitted by: Ian Gunn
286 Park Unit ( 6th Para ) driver
Cyril was trained to land at Pegasus Bridge on 6th June 1944.He survived the glider landings,but was killed on June 20th while setting up a field camp.He was 23 years old and buried at Ranville Cemetary.
Submitted by: Hans Hanagarth
Gordon Highlanders 5th Battalion / Private
In memory of my Gt-Gt-Uncle Alexander Born – 28th July 1893, New Aberdour, Aberdeenshire. Died – 2nd June 1915, of wounds received in Battle of Festubert, France. Buried at British Military Cemetery, Chocques, Pas-De-Calais, France
Submitted by: BRUCE STEPHEN
British Army: Private: Leinster Regiment: 2nd Battalion:
Patrick Cushen was born March 1894 in Co. Offaly, Ireland the son of Michael & Ellen Cushen. He was wounded in the last battle of Ypres and died of his wounds on 20/10/1918. He was my great uncle and I thank him for his sacrifice.
Submitted by: Maureen Lennon
Served 1941-47, France, Low Countries and Palestine, Corporal, Royal Signals
First saw action on D-day at the age of twenty-two and served in the BAOR until the end of the war. Involved in liberation of Belgium and Netherlands before joining the occupation force in Germany and Palestine campaign. Died June 2015 aged 92.
Submitted by: Keith Alexander
York and Lancaster Regiment 18th(Service)Battalion. Private. No 62366
My great uncle Harry Bentley was born on 12 April 1888 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, son of Edward & Mary Bentley. He enlisted in the York and Lancaster Regiment 18th (Service) Battalion and died of wounds received in action in France on 10 October 1918.
Submitted by: Catherine Walmsley