Fusilier ROBERT YOUNG PURDON

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Rank Fusilier
Forenames ROBERT YOUNG
Surname PURDON
Initials R Y
Place of Birth GIFFNOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Sunday, 25 January 1920
Date of Death Monday, 26 June 1944
Age 24
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 3134238
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VI. A. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph AYE REMEMBERED
Family Details SON OF ROBERT M. AND ISABELLA L. PURDON, OF GLASGOW.

Additional Information

 

 

ROBERT YOUNG PURDON was born at Giffnock Farm, Giffnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.1

 

 

References
1. Additional information kindly provided by Robert Reilly, nephew of Fusilier ROBERT YOUNG PURDON.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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Additional information provided by: Robert Reilly, nephew of Fusilier ROBERT YOUNG PURDON.

 

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