28 November 2009

7911042 Tpr Wilfred Orton, 8th Bn, Royal Tank Regt

7911042 Trooper Wilfred Orton of the 8th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, died on the 8th November 1941. He was born in west London and was living in Surrey when he enlisted. At the time of his death he was 21 years old and, as the Commonwealth War Graves Commission informs us, the son of Frank Edward and Winifred May Orton, of Cowden, Kent. He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma in Libya.

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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