121551 Lieutenant Desmond Glover KINGSFORD, MC, 3 Irish Guards: 10/08/1944

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    Kingsford, Desmond Glover
    Rank: Lieutenant Temporary Captain
    Service No: 121551
    Regiment: 3 Battalion Irish Guards
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45
    Award: Military Cross
    Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 21 December 1944
    Date 1944
    Catalogue reference WO 373/49

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    Service Number 121551
    Died 10/08/1944
    Aged 30
    3rd Bn. Irish Guards
    M C
    Son of Douglas H. and Margaret M. Kingsford, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
    Location: Calvados, France
    Cemetery/memorial reference: IX. H. 10.
    See cemetery plan
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    Personal Number: 121551
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Name: Desmond Glover KINGSFORD, MC
    Unit: Irish Guards

    London Gazette : 1 March 1940
    The undermentioned from 163rd Offr. Cadet Trng. Unit, to be 2nd Lts. 25th Feb. 1940: —
    I. Gds.
    Desmond Glover KINGSFORD (121551).

    London Gazette : 21 December 1944
    Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Desmond Glover Kingsford (121551), Irish Guards (Fleet, Hants) (since killed in action).
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    (Back row, first left) Desmond Glover Kingsford

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    Gloucester Citizen 4th June 1943
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    Nottingham Journal 4th June 1943
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