Private EDWIN CHARLES GUPPY (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames EDWIN CHARLES
Surname GUPPY (photo added)
Initials E C
Place of Birth YETMINSTER, DORSETSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Sunday, 25 November 1923
Date of Death Tuesday, 08 August 1944
Age 20
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From CASTLE CARY, SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 5683273
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Somerset Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 4 Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location I. D. 18.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ARTHUR GUPPY, MILITARY MEDAL (MM), AND ALICE EMILY GUPPY, OF WIMBORNE, DORSETSHIRE.

Additional Information

Private EDWIN CHARLES GUPPY, 1942.
Taken at home, Lydford Park Cottages
Near Castle Cary, Somerset, United Kingdom.1

 

 

References
1. Photographs and information kindly provided by Paul William Guppy, nephew of Private EDWIN CHARLES GUPPY.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Paul William Guppy, nephew of Private EDWIN CHARLES GUPPY.
Additional photographs provided by: Paul William Guppy, nephew of Private EDWIN CHARLES GUPPY.
Additional information provided by: Paul William Guppy, nephew of Private EDWIN CHARLES GUPPY.

 

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What other people have said

UK

Paul Foster

Went to see his Gravestone in Bayeux last week. My grandad's cousin's son

On Sunday, June 1, 2014
puçol

juan muñoz gomez

RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Saturday, January 25, 2014
USA

Betty Albright

What a sad day when this young man died. I know his family was deeply saddened to lose him. God bless him for giving his all for all of us to enjoy our lands, and our freedom. We must never forget this.

On Saturday, January 25, 2014