Text Box:  Bombardier William WHITNEY






24 July 1940                 Enlisted into the South Staffordshire Regiment, Territorial Army

                        Posted to the 14th Battalion in the rank of Private

28 August 1942             Promoted Lance Corporal

22 December 1942       Transferred to the Royal Artillery

                                    Posted to 103rd Anti Tank Regiment in the rank of Acting Bombardier

22 March 1943              Promoted War Substantive Bombardier

01 July 1943                 Posted to 3rd Airlanding Anti Tank Battery

05 June 1944                Emplaned U.K.  (Tarrant Rushton –Dorset-)

06 June 1944                Deplaned North West Europe and killed in Action




Medals :


1939-45 Star

France & Germany Star

Defence Medal

War Medal 1939-45