Fusilier DEREK RABY (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman grave marker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Fusilier
Forenames DEREK
Surname RABY (photo added)
Initials D
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Monday, 26 June 1944
Age 18
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From YORK, YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14414175
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (15th Scottish Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VI. A. 5.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WALTER AND MAY RABY, OF YORK.

Additional Information

 

Obituary for Fusilier Derek Raby, published in Yorkshire Evening Press 20th July 1944.1

 

 

Notice for memorial service for Fusilier Derek Raby, published in Yorkshire Evening Press 22th July 1944.2

 

 

Index card for Fusilier Derek Raby, York Explore Library, Library Square, YORK YO1 7DS.

 

 

References
1. Press Cuttings of York Soldiers Reported Killed or Missing, prepared by Press Officer for City of York Council, Ref: Y359.042 Vol 20. p.68. York Explore Library, Library Square, YORK YO1 7DS.
2. Press Cuttings of York Soldiers Reported Killed or Missing, prepared by Press Officer for City of York Council, Ref: Y359.042 Vol 20. p.69. York Explore Library, Library Square, YORK YO1 7DS.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Charlotte-Maeve Carragher and Carl Shilleto via York Explore Library, Library Square, YORK YO1 7DS.
Additional photographs provided by: Charlotte-Maeve Carragher and Carl Shilleto via York Explore Library, Library Square, YORK YO1 7DS.
Additional information provided by: Paula Knowles and Charlotte-Maeve Carragher, Laura Morris, Carl Shilleto via York Explore Library, Library Square, YORK YO1 7DS.

 

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS

If you can provide any additional information or photographs about this individual,

please email details and images (as high a resolution as possible please [i.e. 300dpi]) to:

fallenheroeswebsite@gmail.com or download our casualty information form

All contributors will be duly acknowledged

Book of Remembrance

Please feel free to leave your message of remembrance

To provide information or make enquires please email fallenheroeswebsite@gmail.com