Private ROBERT EDWARD 'Bobby' JOHNS

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Rank Private
Forenames ROBERT EDWARD 'Bobby'
Surname JOHNS
Initials R E
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 23 July 1944
Age 16
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14434704
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 13 Parachute Battalion (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IVA. E. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM HENRY AND DAISY NELLIE JOHNS, OF STAMSHAW, PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE.

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Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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What other people have said

England

Jennifer Ward

I was so moved to finally visit your grave last year Uncle Bob, I will never forget your sacrifice. Rest in peace.

On Monday, June 6, 2016
Flint Wales

Bryan Dixon

Such a young lad, such bravery RIP Young man, what the country owes you cannot be put into words

On Monday, May 2, 2016
Le Havre, Normandie, France

Nathalie Varniere

Dear Bobby, I am very moved by your bravery at such a young age. Thank you for your sacrifice.

On Saturday, April 30, 2016
Australia

Jacqueline Foster

Thank you for your service young man. Respect. Rest Easy

On Saturday, May 16, 2015