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In Memory of WILLIAM PUMFREY
Private
5192894
70th Bn., Gloucestershire Regimentt

who died on
Sunday 26 April 1942 . Age 18.

Additional Information:
5192894 Private, 70th (Young Soldiers) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died on Sunday 26 April 1942. Age 18. The son of Herbert and Emily Pumfrey, of Barford. This battalion, formed from the Young Soldiers’ Companies of the 8th Battalion in 1940, was a home service battalion, and was disbanded in 1942, when the invasion threat became less. Buried in the Barford (St. Peter) New Churchyard, Barford, England. He is also commemorated on a Memorial Screen, St. Peter’s Church, Barford.

Cemetery:
BARFORD (ST. PETER) NEW CHURCHYARD Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Row C. Grave 16.

Location:
BARFORD (ST, PETER) NEW CHURCHYARD (Index No. U.K. 6842)

Historical Information:



Regiment, Corps etc.

The Gloucestershire Regt

Battalion/etc.

Infantry

Surname

PUMFREY

Christian Name(s)

William

Born

Gloucestershire

Enlisted

Residence

Warwickshire

Died Date

26/04/42

Rank

Private

Number

5192894

Died How

Theatre of War

United Kingdom

Supplementary notes

 

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