Wars Last Goodbyes
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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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.
Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Second World War
2923 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
This incident was the middle of a conflict between Greeks where the British had taken a side which wasn't the Communist guerrilla forces who had for a period been helping them
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