VINCENT, FREDERICK GEORGE

Age
28
Parents
Son of John and Arealia Vincent of Walsall, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Service number
2612591
Date of death
1940-05-18
Force
Rank
Regiment (Fallen buddies)
Awards
The Grenadier Guards
Plot 6 | Row AB | Grave 9

"HE HAS FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT. GRANT HIM, O LORD, ETERNAL PEACE"

Military grave
Additional info

 

1nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.

Died in Belgium.

The Grenadier Guards war diary reports on May 18, 1940:

River Dendre (Dender), Belgium

Battalion continued to consolidate the position and there was a certain amount of enemy air activity.
2130 hrs: Orders were issued for withdrawal to the line of the River Escaut (Shelde).
(WD source: DBF, WW2talk)

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