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Corporal


Richard William

TORRINS


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

1920 Preston, Lancashire, England.

 

Service No.

19411938

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training course 69B

D-day in No.2 Troop for the assault on Merville Battery, captured POW, held in Stalag 357, Oerbke, Lower Saxony, Germany - prisoner number 80927.

Family Notes:

son of Richard Torrins (1887-1933) and his wife Margaret Cullin (1894-1983) [m. 1915 Preston Lancs].

brother of Gladys (1916-1997), and Peter (1928-1928).

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

1945  Irene E Coates in Deben, Suffolk.

Died:

Jun 2005 aged 84 in Deben RD, Suffolk

Burial:

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Cemetery / Memorial:

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Links:

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Misc:

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