Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH (photo added)

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Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill'
Surname PUGH (photo added)
Initials A W
Place of Birth BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Saturday, 23 December 1916
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 27
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LEWES, SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 1870777
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Engineers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 629 Field Squadron
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star with 8th Army clasp, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal.
Place of Burial/Commemoration HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location 1. A. 20.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ALBERT AND ELLEN PUGH; HUSBAND OF AUDREY ETHEL PUGH, OF LEWES, SUSSEX.

Additional Information

ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH was born at 11 Clifton Grove, Miller Street, Ashton, Birmingham, Warwickshire on Saturday 23rd December 1916. He died on D-Day, Tuesday  6th June 1944, aged 27. His son Brian William Pugh was born on the Thursday 5th October 1944.1

 

 

Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' Pugh, photograph undated.

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Brian William Pugh, Son of Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Brian William Pugh, Son of Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH.
Individual photograph: Brian William Pugh, Son of Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH.
Additional photographs provided by: Brian William Pugh, Son of Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Brian William Pugh, Son of Lance Corporal ALBERT WILLIAM 'Bill' PUGH.

 

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