Degg Oliver Charles Bombardier 1134197
Name Degg Oliver Charles
Army number 1134197
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Research indicates birth registered December 1919, Staffordshire.
Age 24 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Died of Wounds 30/6/1944.
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 30/6/1944. Interred initially at Fontenay-Le-Pesnel, map reference 866665, then re-buried on 4/4/1945 in Grave IV. C. 7. Fontenay le Pesnel War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON OLIVER CHARLES. HE IS AT REST WITH GOD. UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN".
Home address Son of Norman and Alice Degg, of Hednesford, Staffordshire.