PETTIWARD, Roger Gamelyn
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Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Wednesday, August 19, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
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Captain Roger Pettiward, 'F' troop, died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of Charles and Eliza Mary Pettiward; husband of Diana Pettiward, of Long Handborough, Oxfordshire.
Born in 1906 and educated at Eton and Christchurch, Oxford, Roger Pettiward was a painter and well known comic artist in the 1930's. He used the signature of 'Paul Crum' on his cartoons, many being published in periodicals such as 'Punch' [view some of his cartoons].
Article in The Tatler - Wednesday 24 March 1943.
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