HARRY JOHN FRENCH GIRLING

Photograph courtesy of Lisa.

Born: 1915, Ipswich.

Died: 29th June 1944; Age: 28.

Enlisted: Royal Artillery.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 820703.

Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 1/4th Battalion.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 16, Column 2.

Bayeux Memorial,

Calvados,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of C.J. & Martha B. Girling, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Charles Joseph Girling, born 1884, Ipswich.

Mother: Martha Baker Girling (nee Hancock), born 1887, Ipswich.

 

Harry is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Augustine of Hippo Church, Ipswich.

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Harry (standing right) with his parents Charles & Martha and brother Victor Alexander Girling (also served with the K.O.L.Y).

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 1/4th Battalion

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