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"No.4 Company, 1st.Welsh Guards, in action near Cagny, Caen, Normandy during 'Operation Goodwood'. 19th of July 1944.
The Company Commander, Maj J. D. A. Syrett, is seen
indicating a mortar target to Sgt Veysey.
Gdsm Kitchen is in the foreground and Gdsm Fenwick is the Bren gunner.
Major Syrett was killed a few days later."
RIGHT: Paperwork for
JDA Syrett's gravestone
KIA July 22, 1944