Lance Bombardier Peter Purves

Lance Bombardier Peter Lillie Purves, 1 Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. He was killed in action in Libya on 9th February 1941, aged 24. He was the husband of Alice Purves of Bethnal Green, London and is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya. The Regiment was equipped with the 25 Pound Field Gun which of course was not horse drawn by this time.

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