CHARITY, Arthur

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
4206553
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Fusilier Arthur Charity was killed during operations at Normandy on D Day [1]The grave where he was first buried is shown in a film taken at Pegasus Bridge on the 28th July 1944 and now on the IWM website [view film]. [2].

He is buried alongside 2 other Commandos and an Airborne Soldier [3].

  • Lieutenant Peter Maziere Mercer Wilson, No 4 Commando. [view]
  • Guardsman Leslie Campbell, No 3 Commando. [view]
  • Lance Corporal Fred Greenhalgh, 2nd Airborne Ox and Bucks LI. [view]
Sources
[1] CWGC main entry
[2] IWM Film Catalogue number ACB 86 © IWM.
[3] CWGC Grave Concentration Report.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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