PPA Gaskell, William Sylvester

The Men Who Persevered: The AATTV
By Bruce Davies & Gary McKay
Do or Die
By S.E. Lee

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Gaskell
  • FORENAME
William Sylvester
  • UNIT
PPA HQ
  • RANK
Driver
  • NUMBER
T/129275
  • DATE OF DEATH
10th September 1943
  • AGE
26
  • GRAVESITE
Brookwood Memorial,Surrey,England Panel 16 Column 2
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Father John Gaskell (died 25th May 1962, Aged 80)
Mother Emily Gaskell (died 24th May 1952, Aged 69)
Both buried Birkdale Cemetery, Liverpool Road, Sefton
William mentioned on the Grave stone.
parent unit Royal Army Service Corps
born 17.12.1916 Wigan,Lancashire
resided Southport,Lancashire
joined PPA July 1943
Lt McGillivray's gunner
drowned when HMS Abdiel struck mine in Taranto harbour
 
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