9 June 2010

408550 Pte William Clouston, Parachute Regt

D-Day + 3. Another 248 men died on the 9th June 1944 and 408550 Private William Clouston of the Parachute Regiment (South Lancashire Regiment, Prince of Wales' Volunteers)was one of those men. He had originally enlisted in the Royal Armoured Corps (14th/20th King's Hussars) and later transferred to the Paras. He was born in Clackmannanshire and died in France. He was 28 years old, the son of James and Marion Clouston of Coalsnaughton, Clackmannanshire. He is buried in Ranville 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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