Ford Frederick Davis Private 6209970

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Personnel Entry

CWGC Headstone for Private Frederick Davis FORD, 2nd Kensingtons.
CWGC Headstone for Private Frederick Davis FORD, 2nd Kensingtons.

Name Ford Frederick Davis
Army number 6209970
Rank Private
Decorations Mentioned in Despatches.
Date of birth Research suggests that he was born in Hackney, London in Q1 1919, mother's maiden name Munro.
Age 25 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment. Posted to 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment. Killed in Action 28/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not 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 28/6/1944. Buried initially in St Pierre at map reference 853.695 and subsequently interred in Grave 2.J.10 in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery on 14/5/1945. Inscription on headstone - "IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAREST HUSBAND FRED. OUR LOVING SON. GLADDY, MUM AND DAD".
Home address Son of William Frederick Davis Ford and Grace Annie Davis Ford; husband of Gladys May Ford, of Tottenham, Middlesex.
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Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for access to the image of Pte Ford's headstone.