Tallentire, Alexander Gordon

Date of birth:
1917
Date of death:
June 6th, 1942
Buried on:
Commonwealth Memorial of the Missing El Alamein
Service number:
868214
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Killed during the Battle of Gazala,

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lance-Bombardier
Unit:
No. 4 Royal Horse Artillery, 7th Army
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1941
Action:
Citation:
"This N.C.O. was Tp. Cmdr's wireless operator throughout June, July & August. At no time did he fail to get fire orders through. On 15-16 July he was under heavy fire in an O.P. despite this he carried out his duties unaffected and the destruction of 47 enemy lorries and guns were largely due to his fine work."
Military Medal (MM)

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