Roy Powles of Milkwall


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4th Bn. Royal Tank Regiment

Roy Powles
Roy Powles

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.


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