Captain DAVID GILBERT PURGAVIE (photo added)

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Rank Captain
Forenames DAVID GILBERT
Surname PURGAVIE (photo added)
Initials D G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Saturday, 19 August 1944
Age 26
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From ALLOA, CLACKMANNANSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 229265
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Seaforth Highlanders
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 5 Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (29th July 1944-31st August 1945 - 51st Highland Division)
Military Honours and Awards MILITARY CROSS (MC)
Place of Burial/Commemoration BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VIII. D. 8.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF GILBERT HAY PURGAVIE AND ELIZABETH CURRIE PURGAVIE, OF ALLOA, CLACKMANNANSHIRE.

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Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Donald McInnes
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto
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