Sapper ALBERT EDWIN AUSTIN

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Rank Sapper
Forenames ALBERT EDWIN
Surname AUSTIN
Initials A E
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 21
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14404888
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Engineers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 591 (Antrim) Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XXVIII. H. 21.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details FOSTER-SON AND NEPHEW OF BETSY CLOWES, OF STOKE-ON-TRENT.

Additional Information

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission records state the unit for Sapper ALBERT EDWIN AUSTIN as 591 (Airborne) Squadron, this should state 591 Parachute Sqaudron.

 

 

References
1. As of January 2015.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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