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Lance Corporal


William Arthur

WITHEY


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

7 June 1923 Newcastle Under Lyme.

Service No.

14217401

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B
No. 3 Troop under Capt Fergie Semple on D-day.

Wounded in Normandy, evacuated to United Kingdom.
Shrapnel wounds in foot from mortar fire.

Family Notes:

Son of Francis (Frank) F Withey (1890-1934)
of 17 Hill Street, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffs
and Jane Weatherall (1889- 1975)
m. 1914 Newcastle Under Lyme 

Brother of Frederick Norman Weatherall (1919-1954)
Stella Ethel Ryder (nee Weatherall) (1927-1994)

Father of Maureen Withey
and Kelvin William Withey (1947-1996)

Civilian Occupation:

Worked as a shop assistant at Minton's Pottery in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire before joining the army. 

Married:

1945 to Kathleen N Bath in Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Died:

1991 Stoke on Trent

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