Wars Last Goodbyes
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St Peter Powick

Inscription

Also Gerald his son

North Africa 1942

Aged 29

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St Peter Powick

Worcestershire

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Walter Gerald

Moran

21st November 1913

Powick, Worcestershire

4th December 1942

As part of Operation Torch when the joint French/American/British forces landed in North Africa in November 1942 - Gerald died in this initial phase near Bone in Algeria when Torch wasn't progressing as well as they would have liked - the Germans had arrived to counter their arrival quicker than expected

29

Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria

Second World War

Sapper

702 Artisan Works Company Royal Engineers

He worked as a Carpenter and as a Sapper in an Artisanal Company in the Royal Engineers he would have been working with his skills. Known as Gerald.

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