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Cecil Douglas Blackford

Force: Coventry City Police

Corporal 2695136

Regiment or Service:
1st Battalion, Scots Guards

How they died:
Disobeyed an order to leave a fellow soldier hit by a sniper in order to offer first aid. He was then hit - sustaining 15 machine gun bullets and dying later that day

Burial or Memorial:
Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy

Age at death: 26

Date of death: 8th February 1944