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Private Richard Whitfield

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Incident Details. In Tunisia, many hand grenades and mines had been recovered. These were transported by two three ton lorry's, to a safe place for disposal. The bomb load explodedwhilst being unloaded, killing all bar Les Stokes, who had gone to the cab to get a hat.

Personal Details

  • 5053631 Private
  • Richard Whitfield
  • Attached to 15 Bomb Disposal Company RE
  • Army Catering Corp
Died on the 10th June 1943. Aged 30. Buried at Medjez-Bab War Cemetery. Joint Grave 7. C. 6.

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