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I am trying to find relatives of Alfred Henry James Beard born 1915 son of Bertha Lane 1893 and Henry Beard 1888, they lived at Pound Cottage/House Longhope.

Alfred joined the 7th Bn Parachute Regiment , L/Cpl 5678355 Beard was killed when his plane was shot down on D Day 6 June 1944, he is buried at La Delivrande Cemetery.

I was told he might be the unnamed soldier on the photo, Sgts Houndslow,Jarvis,Beech and L/Cpl Denham were in the same plane when they were shot down, all on board were killed

(Photgraph supplied by Dave Smart 2nd Cousin)


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