Rifleman Arthur L Starr

08 Jun 1944

Arthur Lionel Starr was the husband of Kezia Starr, of Tottenham, London, he enlisted in the Royal Ulster Rifles and volunteered for airborne forces.

Rifleman Starr successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles, and took part in Operation Overlord (Normandy).

Rfn Starr was killed in action on 8 June 1944, aged 21, and was given a field burial at Longueval and was re-interred to Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France, on 8 June 1945.

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By Rod Gibson

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