Lieutenant Colonel JOHN WINN ATHERTON

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Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Forenames JOHN WINN
Surname ATHERTON
Initials J W
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 27 June 1944
Age 37
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From WEYMOUTH, DORSETSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 24773
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Dorsetshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 5 Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Regiment/Unit attached to 5 Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Military Honours and Awards TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY DECORATION (TD)
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XXIV. E. 20.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF JOHN AUGUSTUS AND SARAH ELISABETH ATHERTON; HUSBAND OF PEGGY ATHERTON, OF WEYMOUTH, DORSETSHIRE.

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Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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Individual photograph:  
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Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto & Ken Smith, Normandy Veteran, 5th Battlalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.

 

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