Salmon Albert George Sergeant 1444999

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Personnel Entry

CWGC Headstone.
CWGC Headstone.

Name Salmon Albert George
Army number 1444999
Rank Sergeant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Born 1916 in Suffolk.
Age 28 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Underwent Basic Training. Posted to the 55th (Suffolk Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment. Served Normandy. Died of wounds 30/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited, possibly Troop Sergeant.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known beyond Sergeant.
Wounded Yes - Normandy - exact date not yet known.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS 30/6/1944. Initially interred at Ryes, Map 1/50,000, MR 7E/5 Reference 864.823. Re-buried 8/11/1944 in Plot III, Row G, Grave 5 in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville. Headstone inscription reads LOVED IN LIFE, TREASURED IN DEATH, BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES, ARE ALL WE HAVE LEFT.
Home address Son of Wilfred John and Ella Phoebe Salmon (nee Dodson). Married Ivy Ella Middleditch at Bury St Edmunds in 1939. Lived at Bardwell, Suffolk.
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Information on this Page has been extracted from the Royal Artillery Tracer Card found for this soldier on supported by details from the CWGC Website, and a photograph supplied by Adeline Dutertre.