Corporal GEORGE McCAYNA (photo added)

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Rank Corporal
Forenames GEORGE
Surname McCAYNA (photo added)
Initials G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 07 June 1944
Age 24
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 7015140
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Ulster Rifles
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location X. M. 4.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF MARTIN JOSEPH AND ELIZABETH MCCAYNA, OF BETHNAL GREEN, LONDON.

Additional Information

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission records state the rank of GEORGE McCAYNA as a corporal. His original cross grave marker states his rank as a Lance Serjeant.

 

 

Corporal GEORGE McCAYNA.1

 

 

Cross grave marker for Corporal GEORGE McCAYNA.

 

 

References
1. Photographs and information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Sally James, niece of Corporal George McCayna.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Sally James, niece of Corporal George McCayna.
Individual photograph: Sally James, niece of Corporal George McCayna.
Additional photographs provided by: Sally James, niece of Corporal George McCayna and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Sally James, niece of Corporal George McCayna.

 

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