Lance Bombardier Richard Demee

Lance Bombardier Richard Wood Demee, 168th Battery, 56th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. He was killed in Italy on 23rd November 1943, aged 28. He was the son of Henry and Sarah Demee of Spittal and is buried in Minturno War Cemetery, Italy. His Headstone is inscribed ”  A Beautiful Life At An End He Died As He Had Lived Everyone’s Friend”.  His Loving Mother And Harry”. The Light Anti Aircraft Regiments normally used the 4mm Bofors quick firing gun as shown below.

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