Bruce Robert Gunner 1544710

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Name Bruce Robert
Army number 1544710
Rank Gunner.
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth 6/5/1919.
Age 25 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Killed in Action 17/7/1944.
Company/Battery 220 Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None as far as is known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 17/7/1944. Interred initially at Fontenay-Le-Pesnel, map reference 871680, then re-buried on 21/6/1945 in Grave I. G. 7. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux. Headstone inscription - "GOD'S GREATEST GIFT, REMEMBRANCE. UNTIL WE ALL MEET AGAIN".
Home address Son of James Cuttriss Bruce and Hannah Bruce (nee Groom), of Emneth, Norfolk.
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