Saturday 6 June 2009

65th Anniversary D - Day Remembered

Listening to the service from Normandy France. We remember those that fought and some who lost their lives for the freedom we have today.

On this day our wish is to remember our great uncle

Frederick ward
1918 - 1944

Born in Doncaster
Lived in Solihull, UK for his last 10 years
His early life spent in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Stafford
Frederick served for the First Battalion Herefordshire Kings Shropshire Regiment
Surviving the Normandy Landing.
He returned to France and died on the 28th June 1944
Frederick now lies in the Banneville La Campagne War Cemetry

Our great uncle was 26 years of age

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I preserve the past. Researching family and local history. Finding about mine and other people's ancestors, is just one of my passions. I also love vintage costume jewellery made here in the UK. I write about my finds and like to research.