Lance Corporal WALTER RHODES (photo added)

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Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames WALTER
Surname RHODES (photo added)
Initials W
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 09 August 1944
Age 32
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From HULL, YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 4349050
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment)
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 7 Battalion, Green Howards (50th Northumbrian Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XII. D. 14.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM AND MARGARET RHODES, OF HULL; HUSBAND OF MARY SUSAN RHODES, OF HULL.

Additional Information

 

 

Lance Corporal WALTER RHODES, undated.1

 

 

Lance Corporal WALTER RHODES' son, David Rhodes, was only 4 year old when his father was killed in Normandy while serving with 7 Battalion, Green Howards (50th Northumbrian Infantry Division)2.

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additional information kindly provided by David Rhodes, son of Lance Corporal WALTER RHODES, via his son Richard Rhodes.
2. Additional information and achives for the Green Howard's Regiment can be located at the Green Howard's Museum.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: David Rhodes, son of Lance Corporal WALTER RHODES, via his son Richard Rhodes.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto  
Additional information provided by: David Rhodes, son of Lance Corporal WALTER RHODES, via his son Richard Rhodes.

 

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