SAS Spooner, Anthony John

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Spooner
  • FORENAME
Anthony John
  • UNIT
1 SAS (B Squadron)
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
6216295
  • DATE OF DEATH
7th July 1944
  • AGE
20
  • GRAVESITE
Rom Communal Cemetery,France Mil.Plot Row 1 Coll.grave 1-26
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Army Air Corps
born Essex
son of John Henry and Henrietta Spooner,Waltham Abbey,Essex
Op.Bulbasket - POW 3.7.1944 - executed Foret de Saint-Sauvant
 

DATE OF DEATH:

07-Jul-1944
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y.hawkins

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Anthony John Spooner

my very brave uncle i as always asking my grandparents and mother about him always wanting to see pics of him as i was not born until 1956 as my mum died this year i have only my other uncle to ask i have now been told im the only one in the family not to see his grave so must go as i have found out there is a book about the mission will read that first he and a cousin were the 1st to sign up in their road to go to war the only 2 who did not come back!i just r so very proud of him and always will be that is why one of my sons is named after himxx
 
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