Photograph’s courtesy of Rosie and Alice.


Born: 1923, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd September 1944; age: 21; Battle of Arnhem, Operation: Market Garden.

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5827349.

Regiment: Army Air Corps, Parachute Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3 Platoon, A Company.

Formerly Suffolk Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery,



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.

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One comment on “WILLIAM JAMES PAGE
  1. Rosemary Elmer says:

    It was very interesting to read,I was born 1946 and was told of my mums brother’s death during the War although very sad I feel very proud of him, Thankyou Regards Rosemary Elmer new Smith

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