Gates Norman Gunner 3783036
Name Gates Norman
Army number 3783036
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet confirmed - thought to be 1909..
Age 34 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in The King's Regiment. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. KILLED in ACTION 25/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet 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 25/6/1944. Interred initially at Fontenay-Le-Pesnel, map reference 864.675, then re-buried on 12/6/1945 in Grave 1. A. 11. Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - ""THY WILL BE DONE." EVERLASTING LOVE".
Home address Son of Robert R. and Elizabeth Gates; husband of Doris Gates, of Brierfield, Lancashire.
Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for access to the image of Gunner Gates' headstone.