Wars Last Goodbyes
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Tewkesbury Cemetery

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And of his son

Edward William Page

Sergeant R.A.F. V.R.

Who made the supreme sacrifice

18th December 1944 aged 22

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Tewkesbury Cemetery

Gloucestershire

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Edward William

Page

1922

Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

18th December 1944

Kissimia near Athens in Greece. Killed in action after the British Army was attacked by Greek guerrilla fighters (EAM/ELAS) and non-specialist fighting members of the RAF were used to defend their temporary HQ in position within the town.

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