Curran James William Lance Bombardier 1133964
Name Curran James William
Army number 1133964
Rank Lance Bombardier.
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 25 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Died of Wounds 22/10/1944.
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 Yes, date of wounding not yet known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died of Wounds 22/10/1944. Interred initially in St Leonard, Belgium, map reference 872096, then re-buried in Grave III. B. 7. Geel War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "IN LOVING MEMORY. SON OF JOHN AND MARY CURRAN NOT FORGOTTEN R.I.P.".
Home address Son of John and Mary Curran, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.
Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for access to the image of Lance Bombardier Curran's headstone.