Relistan

Relistan

Posted on 09/13/2013


Photo taken on September 13, 2013



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I found this at the foot of the WWII memorial here in Guildford. The text on the cross reads:

Bill Welford
35th LAA RA

COFEPOW

On VJ Day
In Remembrance

Ian Turner kindly provided the following details:

WELFORD, KENNETH WILLIAM DAMPIER

Rank: Lieutenant
Trade: & Qmr
Service No: 150046
Date of Death:23/01/1943
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 3/Lt. A.A. Regt.
Panel Reference Column 3.
Memorial SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Albert Alfred and Blanche May Welford; husband of Ann Welford, of Knightsbridge, London.
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Lt and quartermaster, 3rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. He looks to have no known grave and is remembered on the Singapore Memorial. COFE - Children and Familes of Far East prisoners of war.

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Hans Kerensky
Hans Kerensky
Yes, it really hits you when you see that these soldiers who died to give us freedom are still in peoples minds today. Just back from a week in Normandy, France with all its ww2 memorials and know the feeling you must have had seeing this !
4 years ago.