Roy Powles of Milkwall
Courtesy of: Barrie Powles. Uploaded: May 2008.
The bottom photo shows Roy Powles from Milkwall. This is a detail taken from a group photo of 4th Bn. Royal Tank Corps Rugby Football XV 1938-1939.
Roy died aged 23yrs from his wounds suffered at Dunkirk and is buried at Dover Cemetery. He was one of Four brothers from Milkwall who went to war. The others being: Ken, who was killed and is buried in a military cemetery in Holland and Don and Edwin who both survived the war
Back Row: l to r: Sergt.J.T.Dalby. Pte. S.Olsson. L/Corpl. C.T.Jones. Pte. A..Coomer. L/Corpl. S.A.Jonston. Corpl. S.B.Ferguson. Pte. A.J.Mellor. Pte. A.S.Mitchell. Pte. T.Hill. 2/Lieut.Walmesley-Cotham.
Front Row: l to r: L/Corpl. W.E.Lee. Pte. D.Evans. 2/Lieut.R.J.C.Williamson. Lieut. T.H.Gibbon. 2/Lieut.F.W.Garth. 2/Lieut. J.G.Hoare. Pte. R.Powles.