CHARLES THOMAS VINYARD

Photograph courtesy of Marina.

 

Born: 1912, Ipswich.

Died: 28th February 1945; age: 32.

Residence: 515, Nacton Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 5825774.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

48.H.18.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery,

Nordrhein – Westfalen,

Germany.

 

Father: Alfred Charles Vinyard, born September 1875, Ipswich. A Dock Labourer.

Mother: Lucy Isabella Vinyard (nee Ditohn), born 1878, Ipswich – died 1922, Ipswich.

In 1932, Alfred re-married to May Webster, born January 1896, Shoreditch, London.

 

In 1943, Ipswich, Charles married Ruby Ellen Doris Cloud, born June 1921, Ipswich, of 413, Nacton Road, Ipswich – a Machinist in a Sack Co. – died 1944, Ipswich.

 

Probate to Alfred Charles Vinyard – father, an old age pensioner.

SUFFOLK REGIMENT MUSEUM

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

1st Battalion
September 1939: On the outbreak of war the Battalion was based in Devonport. It was part of 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Division.
October 1939: They went to France.
May/June 1940: The Battalion were evacuated from Dunkirk and returned to the UK.
June 1944: The Battalion landed in Normandy (D Day). From then on was engaged in the North Western Europe campaign.

Posted in Second World War, Suffolk Regiment

2 comments on “CHARLES THOMAS VINYARD
  1. Marina Vinyard says:

    This was my uncle ❤️

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