Asher Alexander Kellas Sergeant 2883970

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Name Asher Alexander Kellas
Army number 2883970
Rank Sergeant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 25 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Gordon Highlanders, date of enlistment not yet known. Underwent Basic Training. Transferred to the Black Watch, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish - date not yet known. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION NW Europe 1/7/44, Serial No. 366.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifle Platoon Sergeant.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions None known beyond Sergeant.
Wounded Yes - but only those wounds which resulted in his death.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 01-Jul-44 near Rauray. Interred near Rauray - Map 7F/1 1/50,000 Reference 888.647. Reburied 9/8/1945 in Grave XXI.C.2. Bayeux War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads : I WILL NOT FORGET YOU NOR DO I INTEND I ALWAYS THINK OF YOU AND WILL TO THE END.
Home address Son of James and Helen Asher, Husband of Maud Asher, Aberdeen.
Source table 1TS