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Regiment: 9 Bn Royal Tank Rgt, Royal Armoured Corps

Rank: Trooper

Died: 22 August 1944

Aged: 36

Buried/ Memorial: St Desir War Cemetery France

Address: 35 Woodlands Drive Newton

Cheshire Observer 25 August 1945: Roll of Honour

  • Woodfine – Treasured memories of a devoted husband and daddy Wilfred (Wilf) Trooper 9th RTR killed at La Poisiere France 22 August 1944. He never sought honour, he never sought fame But left beautiful memories attached to his name Never forgotten by Molly and his son Raymond 35 Woodlands Drive Newton Chester
  • Woodfine - In loving memory of our son and brother, Wilfred, killed in action 23rd August 1944; also birthday remembrance (8th Sept) We often sit and wonder why The best are taken first Mum, Dad and Ken 2 William Street, Hoole
  • Woodfine - Loving memories of our dear brother, Wilf, killed in action, August, 1944 God has you in His keeping We have you in our thoughts Always remembered by Eric, Nellie & children 16 Admaston Wellington.

The 1939 Register records Wilfred and Mary at 35 Woodlands Drive. He was a shop assistant in grocery & provisions.