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Corporal William King

Incident Report

Peffer Sands mine clearance

  • September 14, 1945
  • Peffer Sands



Lance Sergeant J. Connor, Corporal W. King and Sapper J. Dallas also died at this incident. It is possible that the elements in the rocks affected the mine detectors making them unreliable. Mine clearance operations Peffer Sands.

Personal Details

  • 2193388 Corporal
  • William King
  • 11 Bomb Disposal Company
  • Royal Engineers
Son of Joseph and Elizabeth King of Glasgow Died on the 14th September 1945. Aged 27. Buried at Saint Peters Roman Catholic Cemetery, Glasgow. Section 17 Grave 181.


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