Corporal Frederick W Wingrove

15 Jun 1944

Corporal Frederick William Wingrove, son of F J and Ann Wingrove, of Beaconsfield, initially served with the Dorsetshire Regiment.

During the war, he joined Airborne Forces completing Parachute Course 96 in late December 1943. He was posted to 9th (Essex) Parachute Battalion. He took part in the D-Day landings to Normandy on 5-6 June 1944. He was injured early during the Battle and evacuated to the UK shortly afterwards

Corporal Wingrove died of his wounds on 15 June 1944, aged 32 years old. He is now buried at Beaconsfield Cemetery, Buckinghamshire.

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Frederick W Wingrove

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