Delahoy Anthony Gunner 1137005

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Sergeant Anthony Delahoy, 55th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery.
Sergeant Anthony Delahoy, 55th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery.

Name Delahoy Anthony
Army number 1137005
Rank Gunner
Decorations Service Awards - 1939-45 Star. Defence Medal. 1939-45 War Medal. France and Germany Star. Awarded French Legion d' Honneur by the French Government 2015.
Date of birth 13/1/1923.
Age Currently 98.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery 22/1/1942 and underwent Basic Training. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Served Normandy. Posted overseas 1945. Served India. Posted to 100th Anti-Tank Regiment in 1946. Discharged to Z Reserve. Demobilised 23/2/1947. Discharged from Z Reserve 1953.
Company/Battery 219 Battery. Regimental HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit I Troop in 219 Battery.
Task or role HQ Despatch Rider. Pay Clerk Bombardier. RHQ Duty Sergeant in 100th Anti-Tank Regiment.
Joined Brigade 1942.
Promotions Bombardier. Record of Service shows him as P/A/Sergeant on completion of his service.
Wounded No.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action Surviving Veteran as at August 2020.
Home address London 1923 - 1988. Edinburgh 1988 - present. Roundsman on enlisting.
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The image below shoes Anthony Delahoy at the age of 21 in Turnhout, Belgium.

Gunner Delahoy

The following image shows him some years later in India.

Sergeant Delahoy