Henry Joseph Western

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Private Henry Joseph "Harry" Western
Life dates
09 Dec 1922 - 2000
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Green Ore (Wells) Patrol Patrol member 11 Jun 1940 14 Apr 1943
National ID
WOSD 164/3

Apprentice general engineering

23 Burcott Road, Wells, Somerset
Other information

Discharged and joined Merchant Navy 14th April 1943. Certificate of service 1st December 1944. On 15 Dec 1945 the Wells Group of Somerset Auxiliers had a stand down meal at the Bekynton Cafe in Wells. The men are listed in their Patrols. Henry is listed as a former member.

He was a stoker in the Merchant Navy when he married Margaret Jones in Birkenhead in 1948.


Wells stand down menu

TNA ref WO199/3390 & 1

Wells Journal 02 April 1948