Papworth William Robert Gunner 1077970
Name Papworth William Robert
Army number 1077970
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Birth registered Q2 1920, Holborn, London. Mother's maiden surname Tuffey.
Age 25 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery - date not yet known. Underwent Basic Training. Probably posted to a Field Training Regiment for gunnery training. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment. Served in North West Europe. KILLED in ACTION 3/2/1945.
Company/Battery Thought to be 452 Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not yet ascertained.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 3/2/1945 at Waldfeucht. Buried in Grave B. 14. Sittard War Cemetery, Netherlands. Headstone inscription reads "IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON LOVED AND REMEMBERED ALWAYS".
Home address Son of Walter E. and Flora Papworth of Hackney, London.
No Royal Artillery Tracer Card found for this soldier on Ancestry.co.uk