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Roll of Honour Data Page
(photo copyright : CWolfe and family)
1921 Nottingham, England.
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
"D" Coy, 667 PARTY, 6 TBRE Pinefield Camp, Moray.
No.5 Platoon, "A" Coy, 4 PTC, Fulwood Barracks
Ringway Parachute Training Course 82.
Bulford Camp, Wiltshire
Son of Frank Merchant Wolfe (1883-1960)
and his wife Elsie Grace Highfield (1899-1990)
Brother or half brother of
June Wolfe aka Cresswell
In 1939 Elsie is living with Edmund Frank Cresswell (1901-1985). Frank and Elsie had separated some time earlier. Elsie and Edmund did not marry. Her death record is in the surname Wolfe.
6 Jun 1944 aged 23.
Administration of his Will was granted 31 Oct 1944 to his mother Elsie Grace Wolfe at Nottingham. His death date recorded as 'on or since 6 June 1944'.
He was executed while held captive as a prisoner of war at Château de Grangues
His body was interred at Château de Grangues, then later reinterred in 1945 at Ranville War Cemetery plot 3A, row C, grave No.2 after a war crimes investigation.
L'église de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch Memorial, at Grangues, Calvados, France
Mentioned on the Standing Orders sheet for 27 Apr 1944 (Click)
Frank Merchant Wolfe and his son
Frank Wolfe Jnr.[Photo copyright C.Wolfe]
Sapper Frank (Trotzky) Wolfe on the right, and an as yet
un-identified colleague on the left. [Photo copyright C.Wolfe]
Sapper Wolfe's grave stone at Ranville CWGC, France.
[Photo copyright C.Wolfe]
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