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Sapper

Peter
GUARD

(Nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

1924 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Service No.

1876309  

Regiment(s):

HQ Royal Engineers 

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Attached to HQ Royal Engineers on D-day, was in the glider that crashed at Chateau de Grangues, he survived the crash and was captured and later killed. 

Family Notes:

Son  of Harold Guard and Hilda Marie Wheeler of Streatham, London. [m.1920 Portsmouth]

brother of twins David (1920-) and John (1920-)  and Robin Guard (1927-). 

Civilian Occupation:

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Married:

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Died:

Killed  6 June 1944 aged 24 at Chateau de Grangues, aged 20. 

Burial:

1944 Chateau de Grangues

1945 re-interred Ranville War Cemetery plot 4A, row B grave No.20.

Memorial:

Monument at L'Eglise de Grangues, Calvados

 

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