19 March 2010

843527 Gnr William James Thirkeld, RA

843527 Gunner William Thirkeld of the 4th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, died on the 19th March 1941 in Eritrea. William was 26 years old, the son of John and Maria Thirkeld of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

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


Ancestry (UK Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945)
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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