Norman Charles Skinner

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Corporal Norman Charles Skinner
Life dates
22 Oct 1915 - 19 Apr 1986

Norman was the Corporal of Farringdon Patrol, Devon. The son of William and Elsie, Crealey Barton was the family home.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Farringdon Patrol Patrol Corporal 29 Oct 1942 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WIBJ 3/4
Commissioned or Enlisted
October 1942


Crealy Barton, later Denbow Farm, Farringdon, Devon
Other information

Norman Skinner recalled the poor air flow in the ice house OB. The stagnant and stale air would often overcome the men sometimes leading to faints. Norman farmed Crealy Barton and is remembered as a big man and capable of living off the land.


TNA ref WO199/3391

1939 Register