Private WILLIAM JOSEPH CLIFFE

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Rank Private
Forenames WILLIAM JOSEPH
Surname CLIFFE
Initials W J
Place of Birth STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Friday, 14 March 1924
Date of Death Tuesday, 22 August 1944
Age 20
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From MAPPERLEY, DERBYSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 5393348
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration VAUVILLE CHURCHYARD
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ANNIE (nee DALE) CLIFFE, AND STEPSON OF ERNEST ALBERT MOORHOUSE, OF GROUVILLE, JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS. SON OF WILLIAM CLIFFE

Additional Information

Private WILLIAM JOSEPH CLIFFE is also commemorated at Mapperley Lych Gate, Holy Trinty Church, Mapperley, Derbyshire.1

 

 

References
1. Additioanl information kindly provided by Mapperley local historian Roger Wood.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph:  
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Roger Wood (Mapperley Local Historian).

 

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On Tuesday, November 8, 2016