Lieutenant BARRIE MORTON BREWER

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Rank Lieutenant
Forenames BARRIE MORTON
Surname BREWER
Initials B M
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Monday, 12 June 1944
Age 23
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 258672
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 12 Parachute Battalion (6th Airborne Division)
Regiment/Unit attached to 12 Parachute Battalion (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IVA. B. 11.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF THOMAS DOBSON BREWER AND LILIAN MORTON BREWER, OF PADDINGTON, LONDON.

Additional Information

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission records1 state that Lieutenant BARRIE MORTON BREWER was attached to Army Air Corps. Published records2 show that Lieutenant BARRIE MORTON BREWER was comanding 3 Platoon, A Company, 12 Parachute Battalion, Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps and that he was killed by machine gun fire on Monday 12 June 1944.

 

 

References
1. As of January 2015.
2. Gale's Eyes. p.83. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph:  
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Gale's Eyes. p.83. Private Publication, 2008. by Carl Rijmen.

 

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