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Basil Drinkwater

Basil John Drinkwater was killed on 17th June 1944 fighting in France near Caen with "C" Sqn. 147th (10th Bn. The Hampshire Regt) Regt. The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944 and then continued through France.
His listing with the Commonwealth War Graves can be found here.
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