87th Anti-Tank Casualties

This post has been edited as it does not reflect the casualties of 7th Devons prior to the unit change to the anti-tank role. The number of wounded is currently unknown.

Casualties

The unit history (contained in The Devons by Jeremy Taylor) lists the following personnel as having died in service with 87th Anti-Tank Regiment.

1137989 Gunner H.Farrington, 9th July 1942. Interred in United Kingdom. Cause of death currently unknown.

149244 Lieutenant J.A.C Kent, 8th April 1943. Interred in Tunisia.

4126455 Gunner H.Marsh, 24th April 1943. Interred in Tunisia.

149243 Lieutenant T.N Gray, 4th May 1943. Interred in Tunisia.

4127623 Gunner A.J Richardson, 4th May 1943. Interred in Tunisia.

4130883 Gunner A.T Jefferiss, 25th September 1943. Interred in United Kingdom. Cause of death currently unknown.

10 Platoon, C Coy, 7th Battalion, Devons, 1941

10 Platoon, C Coy, 7th Battalion, Royal Devonshire Regiment. Bulford Camp, 1941. (Photo from the collection of the late Mr Freddie Friend)

Back Row Left to Right.

W.Clark,J.Mumby,H.Bower,C.Busby,L.Maxwell,C.Jordan.

4Th Row Left to Right.

R.Webber,W.Locke,R.Tyler,J.Bulley,R.Smerdon,B. Lorraine,D.Gunter,T. Elton.

3rd Row Left to Right.

J.Anderson,E.Pickford,T.Elders,C.Haddrel,L.Locke,E.Uerson(?),D.Jessop,L.Edwards.

2nd Row Left to Right.

Cpl. Elison,G.Walker,J.Mollholand, Henry ‘Harry’ Marsh,T.Merrifield,C. Merrifield,L.Febe(?),T.Tweedle.

Front Row Left to Right.

Cpl.Macmillan,Cpl.Newman,Sgt Friend,Lt.Gordon-Edmunds,Sergt.Ford,Cpl.Stainforth,Cpl.Leigh.