18 February 2010

269264 2nd Lt William Megaw, Somerset Light Infantry

269264 Second Lieutenant William Laurence Megaw of the Somerset Light Infantry had been seconded to the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on the 18th February 1943. He was 19 years old and the son of the Reverend William Rutledge Megaw and Mabel Megaw of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

William Megaw has no known grave and is commemrorated on the Rangoon Memorial in Myanmar.

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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