DOUGLAS VICTOR DURRANT

 

 

Born: 1918, Ipswich.

Died: 15th July 1941; age 22; Douglas was fatally shot by accident by the sentry Gunner Elliott, at the Coastal Battery, at St Catherine’s Castle in Fowey, Cornwall.

Gunner Elliott was committed to the Assizes on charge of manslaughter.

Residence: 88, Sidegate Lane, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 937947.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 557 Coast Regiment.

 

Grave Reference:

X.C.3.49.

Ipswich New Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ellen Durrant, of 88, Sidegate Lane, Ipswich.

 

Father: James Durrant, born December 1873, Islington, Middlesex.

Mother: Ellen Jane Durrant (nee Howard), born March 1878, Islington, Middlesex.

 

Extra information courtesy of Phil Hadley.

Posted in Second World War

One comment on “DOUGLAS VICTOR DURRANT
  1. Phil Hadley says:

    DV Durrant was fatally shot by accident by the sentry Gnr Elliott at the Coastal Battery at St Catherine’s Castle in Fowey in Cornwall. Elliott was committed to the Assizes on charge of manslaughter.

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