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James Henry Wilmshurst

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant James Henry Wilmshurst

May 28, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

2569975

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Corps of Signals

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 19 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

Column 29.

Location:

The Dunkirk Memorial stands at the entrance to the British War Graves Section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery, which lies at the south-eastern corner of the town of Dunkirk, immediately south of the canal and on the road to Veurne (Furnes) in Belgium. The Dunkirk Memorial commemorates more than 4,500 casualties of the British Expeditionary Force who died in the campaign of 1939-40 and who have no known grave. The memorial was designed by Philip Hepworth. The engraved glass panel depicting the evacuation was created by John Hutton.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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