WILFRED HERBERT ROOT

 

Born: 12th April 1915, Suffolk.

Died: 7th February 1942; age: 26; died in a motor accident in Bengal, India.

Residence: 8, Permit Office Street, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5826286.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion – Infantry.

 

Buried: 8th February 1942.

Grave Reference:

2.C.13.

Rawal Pindi War Cemetery,

Bengal,

India.

 

Father: Herbert William Root, born February 1893, Eye, Suffolk. A General Labourer.

Mother: Bessie Elizabeth Root (nee Moss), born July 1892, Carleton Rode, Norfolk.

Diss Express – 13 March 1942

ROOT- On February 7th, 1942: Killed in a motor accident in India: Private Wilfred Root age 26 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Root, of Ipswich, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Moss, of Roydon.

 

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