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Sapper


Frank

WOLFE


(Trotzky/Trotz)

(photo copyright : CWolfe and family)

Born:

1921 Nottingham, England.

 

Service No.

14422902

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

"D" Coy, 667 PARTY, 6 TBRE Pinefield Camp, Moray.
No.5  Platoon, "A" Coy, 4 PTC, Fulwood Barracks
Preston.
Ringway Parachute Training Course 82.

Bulford Camp, Wiltshire

Family Notes:

son  of  Frank Merchant Wolfe (1883-1960) and his wife Elsie Grace Highfield (1899-1990)  [m.1920 Nottingham].

Brother of June Wolfe and several half siblings

Civilian Occupation:

Nottingham  Railways 

Married:

n/a 

Died:

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

Burial:

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.

Memorial:

L'église de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch Memorial, at Grangues, Calvados, France 

Links:


Letters from Sapper Wolfe to his father
 (Click)
Château de Grangues Inquiry Index (Click) 

Misc:

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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