Sherwood Cyril George Private 5338970

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Personnel Entry

CWGC Headstone - Private Cyril George SHERWOOD, 2nd Kensingtons.
CWGC Headstone - Private Cyril George SHERWOOD, 2nd Kensingtons.

Name Sherwood Cyril George
Army number 5338970
Rank Private
Decorations Not known
Date of birth Birth registered Q3 1918 at Reading. Mother's maiden surname Lock.
Age 26 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Transferred to the Middlesex Regiment. Posted to the 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's kensington Regiment. Killed in Action 4/11/1944.
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 4/11/1944. Initially interred in South Esschen, map reference 736228 then re-buried on 18/6/1945 in Grave 6. A. 12. Bergen Op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "IN MEMORY OF OUR DARLING WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE "TILL WE MEET AGAIN"".
Home address Son of Harry and Connie Sherwood; husband of Violet Alice Sherwood. Married Violet Alice Bendell in Q2 1939 at Reading.
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Thanks are due to the Find a Grave Website for access to the image of private Sherwood's headstone - for which image they hold the copyright.