The Men

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

ORMISTON, ROBERT

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Rank:
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Text on stone:

Private
14707368
24/09/1944
19
Seaforth Highlanders 7th Bn.
I. A. 1.
Only ggodnight dear son”
Dad and mum shall meet you some fine morning

Additional Information:
Son of Robert and Mary Ormiston, of Clifton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Died of wounds in the fieldhospital in the village of Meerveldhoven where he was initially buried.

Initial gravesite in Meerveldhoven.

The bible from Robert which was a gift from his parents. It has a brass cover which was hoped to stop a bullet. It is engraved: May this keep you safe from harm”.