FRANK GARNHAM

Born: 1922, Ipswich.

Died: 9th March 1945; age: 22.

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 14995504.

Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 7th Battalion – Infantry.

 

Grave Reference:

49.A.10.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Percy & Violet Ethel Garnham, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Percy Arthur Garnham, born 1889, Ipswich.

Mother: Violet Ethel Garnham (nee Catchpole), born march 1894, Ipswich.

7th Battalion:
The Battalion was attached to 5th (Western Lowland) Infantry Brigade in Victoria Road, Glasgow.
1940: took part in some of the heaviest fighting in the Dunkirk campaign.
June 1940: Evacuated from beaches of Dunkirk and returned to the UK.
September 1944: Became part of the 52nd Lowland Division.
October 1944: Landed at the Belgian port of Ostend.
1945: In North-West Europe with the British Liberating armies.

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