Kay William Gunner 14560189

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Personnel Entry

CWGC Headstone - Gunner William Kay, 55th Anti-Tank Regiment.
CWGC Headstone - Gunner William Kay, 55th Anti-Tank Regiment.

Name Kay William
Army number 14560189
Rank Gunner
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Birth registered Q1 1925, Liverpool, mother's maiden name Ashcroft.
Age 19 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the General Staff Corps (probably conscripted). Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Died 5/9/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 5/9/1944. Cause of death not yet ascertained. Buried in Grave 887 Section 12, Nonconformist, Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR SON WILLIAM "OUR WILLIE" AT REST".
Home address Son of William A. Kay and Elizabeth Kay, of Stoneycroft, Liverpool.
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Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for the image of Gunner Kay's headstone.