- Surnames starting with the letter P. 

William Palin

Rank:SapperNumber:1941239
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:04th Bomb Disposal Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Engineers
Died:11/12/1944Age:32
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Irlam (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1912 in the Bucklow R.D. - ref: 8a/320,
the son of James & Elizabeth Ann Palin (nee Davies).

A Native of Sale, he attended St. Martin's School, Ashton upon Mersey.

Married Lena May Hamilton during the December quarter 1936 in the Barton
upon Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1145.

Joined the Army in 1940 and was serving with the Bomb Disposal Squad.

He was engaged in clearing mines on a south east coast beach when one
exploded and he was killed instantly.

His death was reported in the 22/12/1944 edition of the Sale & Stretford
Guardian.
Memorials found on:
St. Martin's (Ashton on Mersey)
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