Major RENTON 'Spike' GALLOWAY (photo added)

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Rank Major
Forenames RENTON 'Spike'
Surname GALLOWAY (photo added)
Initials R
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Saturday, 12 August 1944
Age 32
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From JESMOND, NORTHUMBERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 177878
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Durham Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (50th Northumbrian Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards MILITARY CROSS (MC)
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IX. G. 15.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF RENTON GALLOWAY, AND OF MARY GALLOWAY, OF JESMOND, NORTHUMBERLAND.

Additional Information

Major RENTON GALLOWAY in the back of an ambulance,
taken at Verrières on the 14th June 1944 after he was wounded.1

 

 

Major Renton Galloway's Headstone and poppy wreath.2

 

 

References
1. Photographs and information kindly provided by Paul Errington.
2. Photograph kindly provided by Paul Errington.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Paul Errington
Additional photographs provided by: Paul Errington and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Paul Errington

 

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What other people have said

Cambridge GB

Zoe Lewis

So glad we finally found you today. Rennie was with us. What a hero. RIP from the Greens.

On Thursday, August 18, 2016
Newcastle, England

The Galloway Family

Always remembered.

On Tuesday, September 1, 2015
puçol

Juan muñoz gomez

RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Saturday, March 1, 2014