Guardsman John Irvine

Service Number 2693243


World War 2



KIA (along with Guardsman Petty) when his tank was hit by an enemy shell Aged 32
Buried at Venray War Cemetery, Netherlands. VI, E, 10
Born on 01.01.12 Son of Charles and Annie Irvine, of Bridgeale House, Leochel-Cushnie, Aberdeenshire


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland End of the Avenue leading to the Parish Church Leochel Cushnie Parish Church Little Lynturk Leochel Cushnie Gordon Grampian AB33 8LJ Leochel Cushnie War Memorial World War 2
John Irvine 26-11-1944 View

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