TARRANT, William John

Known as: 
Johnny
Rank: 
Rifleman
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Rifle Brigade
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
6921429
Died : 
Saturday, September 18, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Rifleman William Tarrant, 3 troop, died [1] on the 18th September of wounds received during operations at Salerno on the 13th September 1943 [2][3].
 
His name is also in the Diary of Victor 'Dusty' Miller , No 2 Cdo., entry dated 13th Sept.1943.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] 2 Commando Casualties Salerno document below.
[3] British army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/67.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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