Lance Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT TICKLE (photo added)

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Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames WILLIAM ALBERT
Surname TICKLE (photo added)
Initials W A
Place of Birth MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Friday, 13 June 1924
Date of Death Thursday, 13 July 1944
Age 20
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 14322403
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 213 Field Ambulance
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location X. H. 8.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM ALBERT AND MARGARET TICKLE, OF PRESTWICH, LANCASHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Lance Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT TICKLE was killed near Château de Fontaine along with his stretcher bearer colleague Private ROBERT McGHEE. While attanding to wounded, both men were killed when they were hit by a barrage of mortar fire.1

 

 

References
1. Information kindly provided by Clive Grayshon, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT TICKLE.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Clive Grayshon, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT TICKLE.
Additional photographs provided by: Clive Grayshon, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT TICKLE and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Clive Grayshon, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT TICKLE.

 

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