GUMPERTZ, Kurt Wilhelm

Served as : 
GRAHAM, Kenneth William
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
10 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Hampshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5550144
Born: 
Friday, June 27, 1919
Birthplace: 
Berlin Germany
Died : 
Monday, June 12, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Kurt Gumpertz alias Kenneth graham
Private Kurt Gumpertz, a German national, died of wounds during operations in Normandy, France, whilst attached to No 4 Commando.  He served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Kenneth Graham. Son of Karl Wilhelm and Else, husband of Elisabeth of Highbury, London.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty lists / National Archives file WO417/77 and WO417/79.
Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947 / National Archives file HO396/176.
10 Commando, author Ian Dear.
[Image] 3 troop No.10 (IA) Cdo. gallery photo titled 'Graham, Howarth, Sayers, Thompson, Franklyn'. Photo credit 'Collection of Peter Andrew Carson (birth name Peter Andreas Carlebach)' courtesy of his son David.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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