PPA North, Richard Thomas

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
North
  • FORENAME
Richard Thomas
  • UNIT
PPA R Patrol
  • RANK
Corporal
  • NUMBER
1942599
  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
Italy 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Irish Fusiliers
born 29.11.1918 Devizes,Wiltshire (Pewsey,Wiltshire in Ancestry)
son of Richard and Daisy (nee Cook) North
resided 1 Burcut,Draycot,Chisledon,Swindon,Wiltshire
enlisted 7.10.1940 Swindon,Wiltshire
farmer in civilian life
joined PPA 1944 ?
slightly wounded 19.11.1944 Ravenna area,Italy
married Violet Edith J. Cook 1938 (1918-2003)
died June 1999 Salisbury,Wiltshire
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