The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

KOMROWER, DONALD ALEXANDER

Rank:
Service No:
Date of Death:
Age:
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Grave Reference:
Text on stone:

Rank:
Service No:
Date of Death:
Age:
Regiment/Service:

Grave Reference:
Text on stone:

Major
164359
18/09/1944
24
Royal Artillery 102 (The Northumberland Hussars) Anti-Tank Regt.
II. B. 20.
He gave his life for freedom

Additional Information:
Son of William and Adile Komrower, of Hale, Cheshire.

Born on 30-12-1919.
The Major was shot during a recon in the village of Borkel.

After he was wounded he and his driver were taken prisoner and held in the village. Later that day they were exchanged for a German POW. Donald Kowrower died of his wounds.

When the father of Alexander died, his ashes were placed   in Alexanders grave.

More info in the book “De weg naar Valkenswaard”.

The relatives of the major holding his rank insignia at our exposition September 2019’