Harold Moke Denning

Memorial: Hanham - High Street

Regiment: Royal Artillery

Medals: 1939–45 Star, War Medal 1939–1945

Rank and number: Gunner 1773030

Parents: Christopher (a carpenter) and Rose Denning

Marital status: Married

Home address: Jays House, Cock Road, Kingswood, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: General contractor’s labourer

Date of birth: 09/07/1909

Place of birth: Kingswood, Bristol

Date of death: 17/02/1944

Buried/Commemorated at: Anzio War Cemetery (Ref. III. P. 7.), Italy

Age: 34

Further information:

Harold married Elsie on the 9th January 1935 and they had two sons Ronald and Keith

Harold Moke Denning served with the 168 Battalion, 56 Light A.A Regiment, Royal Artillery and Died of Wounds, a battle casualty, on 17 February 1944 aged 34. He died 11 days after his younger brother Leslie was also killed in Italy

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

This information is based by kind permission on the following sources:
1) Booklet ‘Not Just a Name on Stone’ by Hanham Local History Society
2) Thanks to Mr R Crew and Mrs. M Antill of Hanham Local History society for their help
3) Jo Hurst, researcher on the South Gloucestershire Second World War Stories Project
4) Forces War Records and CWGC