Palmer William George Pte 4039458

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Personnel Entry

Pte W G Palmer's CWGC headstone.
Pte W G Palmer's CWGC headstone.

Name Palmer William George
Army number 4039458
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1912/13.
Age 31
Unit Joined the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, attested 27/6/40 at the I.T.C. Served Normandy. Transferred to the Black Watch 2/7/44, posted 1 TS. KILLED in ACTION NW Europe 17/8/44, Serial No. 447 while with 1st Tyneside Scottish.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 2/7/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 17-Aug-44
Home address Son of William James and Gertrude Palmer, Husband of Phyllis May Palmer, Abertillery. Buried Grave IV.A.9. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery.
Source table 1TS