Starkey Ralph Sergeant 3767660

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Personnel Entry

Sgt R Starkey's CWGC headstone.
Sgt R Starkey's CWGC headstone.

Name Starkey Ralph
Army number 3767660
Rank Sergeant
Date of birth Not yet known but probably in 1913.
Age 28
Unit Enlisted in the King's Regiment - T - 7th Bn. Discharged to join Regular Army 14/10/1932. Enlisted as Regular in the Black Watch 15/10/1932 - documents to Perth 21/10/1932. Posted 1 TS before October 1940. Served Iceland. DIED as a result of an accident 15/5/1941.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Before October 1940 - exact date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 15-May-41
Home address Son of Albert Reginald and Lily Bailey Starkey, Husband of Mary Rae Starkey. Buried Grave C37.13. Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.
Source table 1TS

To read Sgt Starkey's commemorative record please click here.