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World War 2 => 1939 - 1945 => Topic started by: mack on March 18, 2021, 01:08:28 PM

Title: rennes railyard bombing
Post by: mack on March 18, 2021, 01:08:28 PM
17th june 1940

amongst the dead in the bombing at rennes were three men of the 2nd manchesters

pte 3519468 william turner
pte 3523903 harold nicholls
pte 3522627 dennis wilkins,on attatchment to pioneer corps

ptes turner+nicholls bodies were identified and buried at rennes,pte wilkins body was amongst the many whos bodies were to badly burned or mutilated for identification,so he was buried as a unknown at rennes