Trooper ANTHONY HUMPHREY (photo added)

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Rank Trooper
Forenames ANTHONY
Surname HUMPHREY (photo added)
Initials A
Place of Birth SUNDERLAND, COUNTY DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Thursday, 09 March 1916
Date of Death Thursday, 03 August 1944
Age 28
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From GORLESTON-ON-SEA, NORFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 7953111
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Armoured Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 11 Hussars
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star (with 8th Army Clasp), Italy Star, France and Germany Star, 1939-1945 War Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-CHARLES-DE-PERCY WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XIII. G. 3.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ROBERT AND ANNIE HUMPHREY; HUSBAND OF DOROTHY M. HUMPHREY, OF GORLESTON (GORLESTON-ON-SEA), NORFOLK.

Additional Information

ANTHONY HUMPHREY was born and educated in Sunderland, County Durham. He qualified as a Chemist and Druggist on the 10th January 1941 and became a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (MPS). He married Dorothy at All Saints Church, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, County Durham, on the 12th January 1944.

 

Trooper Anthony Humphrey was killed on the 3rd August 1944. His daughter, Margaret Ann Humphrey was born 5 months later on January 15th 1945.

 

 

Trooper ANTHONY HUMPHREY, undated.1

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photograph kindly provided by Margaret Ann Levitt, daughter of Trooper ANTHONY HUMPHREY. Photograph was taken by the London Portrait Company, 154 Victoria Road, Aldershot.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Margaret Ann Levitt, daughter of Trooper ANTHONY HUMPHREY.
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto and Margaret Ann Levitt, daughter of Trooper ANTHONY HUMPHREY.

 

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