Ashcroft Dick Gunner
Name Ashcroft Dick
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Liverpool Scottish. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 1/11/1942. Served Normandy and North West Europe 3/8/1944 to 19/2/1948.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Qualified as a Mechanic 1st Class.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions Lance Bombardier. Bombardier. Sergeant. Staff Sergeant.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
Thanks are due to Carl Ashcroft for invaluable family information and photographs.
The following group photograph shows Dick Ashcroft at the front right:-