Photograph’s courtesy of Rosie and Alice.
Born: 1923, Ipswich.
Died: 23rd September 1944; age: 21; Battle of Arnhem, Operation: Market Garden.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5827349.
Regiment: Army Air Corps, Parachute Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3 Platoon, A Company.
Formerly Suffolk Regiment.
Father: Thomas Frederick Page, born 1888, Ipswich – died July 1942 at Tar Works, Wherstead Road, Ipswich. Home address: 54, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.
Mother: Ellen Eliza Page (nee Elliston), born 1892, Bow, London.
Tassie, Ellen and William. Tassie and Billy were only married a short time before he was killed.
Billy and his wife Tassie on their wedding day.