18 April 2010

132903 Lt-Col Ivor Birts, RA

132903 Lieutenant-Colonel Ivor Watkins Birts of the Royal Artillery, died in England on the 17th April 1944. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission gives the following additional information:

"Son of William Lomas Watkins Birts and of Lilian Grace Birts (nee Stephens); husband of Marie Josephine Birts (nee Bain), of Westminster, London. B.A. (Oxon.). Barrister."

Lt-Colonel Watkins is buried in Newquay's Fairpark 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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