Mead Albert Richard Bombardier 802878
Name Mead Albert Richard
Army number 802878
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth July 1912, Rochford, Essex. Mother's maiden surname Totham.
Age 32 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in 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
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
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 Boislonde, map reference 873.683 then re-buried on 29/5/1945 in Grave IV. E. 7. Hottot-le-Bagues War Cemetery. No inscription recorded on headstone.
Home address Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mead, of Eastwood, Essex. Understood to have been living at Riviera, Leighfields Avenue, Eastwood, Essex. Probate granted 13/11/1944 to his father by the Llandudno Registry office.
Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for the image of Bombardier Mead's CWGC headstone.