SAS Grimster, Edgar

Date of death
05-Oct-1943

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Grimster
  • FORENAME
Edgar
  • UNIT
Special Raiding Squadron
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
3661499
  • DATE OF DEATH
5th October 1943
  • AGE
23
  • GRAVESITE
Sangro River War Cemetery,Italy X.C.2
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 5/7 Bn Gordon Highlanders
born London E
resided London E
son of Frank and Edith Gertrude Grimster,Leytonstone,Essex
Op.Devon - KIA Termoli,Italy
 
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wstewartjohnson

New Member
the photo is of William Stewart-Johnson my dads brother. Killed in Termoli 5th October 1943 and also buried in Sangro River War Cemetery. He is shown and named in a few photo's on this site.
 
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