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    Gunner William John Marks

    I have recently been given information on my grandfather
    He served in world war II In the 91st Field Regiment, The Royal Artillery.
    He was killed in action on 26th November 1943 at the age of 29.
    He & his comrades were based in Italy at the time. He is also laid to rest there.

    RIP Grandad 'A true hero' Lest We Forget. xx
    Last edited by Bristol Girl; 03-10-2013 at 09:26 PM.
    In memory of Private David James McCahill
    The Gloucestershire Regiment.
    In memory of Gunner William John Marks
    91st Field Regiment. The Royal Artillery.

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    BG, if you contact the CWGC, at Leamington Spa on (01926)330137, they will obtain a photograph of the h/stone for you, if you go on their website GWGC you can type in the details and you will get the burial location, you used to be able to get a certificate but i don't know if they still do that

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    Thinking of you today Grandad. Taken way before your time. Lest we forget xx
    Last edited by Bristol Girl; 26-11-2013 at 12:34 PM.
    In memory of Private David James McCahill
    The Gloucestershire Regiment.
    In memory of Gunner William John Marks
    91st Field Regiment. The Royal Artillery.

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    Remembering my grandad on this day. My hero my grandad to speak your name fills me with immense pride & always will. You would be so proud of your great grandsons we have done our best to bring them up with morals, manners & respect. I love you grandad forever In my heart & until we meet. Lest we ever forget.
    Last edited by Bristol Girl; 26-11-2017 at 01:24 PM.
    In memory of Private David James McCahill
    The Gloucestershire Regiment.
    In memory of Gunner William John Marks
    91st Field Regiment. The Royal Artillery.

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    Thank you eel.
    In memory of Private David James McCahill
    The Gloucestershire Regiment.
    In memory of Gunner William John Marks
    91st Field Regiment. The Royal Artillery.

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    i've done a quick check , he was in the ROYAL ARTILLERY, Thats what you need to type in the questionaire, not the glosters

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    BG, I think I have found him for you.

    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead.aspx?cpage=1
    You cannot fight a war with one hand tied behind your back.

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    Thanks again eel & thank you Jock. Much appreciated.
    Last edited by Bristol Girl; 03-10-2013 at 10:25 PM.
    In memory of Private David James McCahill
    The Gloucestershire Regiment.
    In memory of Gunner William John Marks
    91st Field Regiment. The Royal Artillery.

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