27 September 2009

192462 Cpl William Purdue, Royal Army Service Corps

192462 Corporal William Purdue of the Royal Army Service Corps died on 27th September 1941. He was 25 years old, the son of Thomas and Francis Purdue and the husband of Agnes Purdue of Glasgow.

The UK Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945 notes that he was born in Glasgow and living in Airdrie when he enlisted. He is buried in St Kentigern's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Glasgow.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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