Dukes Bertram John Gunner 14378379
Name Dukes Bertram John
Army number 14378379
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 36 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the General Staff Corps - probably conscripted. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Killed in Action 18/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
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Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 18/6/1944. Interred initially at Le Parc du Boislande, map reference 873684, then re-buried on 29/5/1945 in Grave IV. E. 10. Hottot les Bagues War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "A LAST SOLACE IS DENIED AN EXILE STILL, HE LIES UNDERNEATH STARS OF UNFAMILIAR SKIES".
Home address Son of Bertram John and Louise Dukes; husband of Constance Dora Dukes, of Totton, Hampshire.
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