Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY (photo added)

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Rank Sergeant Major
Forenames JOHN HENRY
Surname GRIMSEY (photo added)
Initials J H
Place of Birth CHATHAM, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 07 June 1944
Age 33
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From GILLINGHAM, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number CH/X 53
Force Royal Navy
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Marines
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 45 Royal Marine Commando
Military Honours and Awards Naval General Service Medal (Palestine 1936-1939 clasp), 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal and Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location I. K. 10.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND JOHN WHO DIED IN ACTION
Family Details SON OF JOHN AND ALICE ELIZABETH GRIMSEY; HUSBAND OF GEORGINA MARY GRIMSEY, OF GILLINGHAM, KENT.

Additional Information

 

 

JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY was Christened at Saint Paul's, Chatham, Kent, England, on 16th March 1911.

 

 

Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY, undated.1

 

 

Medals for Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY.

 

 

References
1. Photograph kindly provided by Lee Grimsey, grandson of Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Lee Grimsey, grandson of Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto Lee Grimsey, grandson of Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY.
Additional information provided by: Lee Grimsey, grandson of Sergeant Major JOHN HENRY GRIMSEY.

 

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