Harvey Ball in a post card

PTE. BALL, HARVEY PERCY

Following the assault on Assoro, Sicily on 19/20 July, the 48th, on the night of the 22nd, were moving, well spaced out in good combat formation, in the dark across the five mile stretch of rugged country toward the main Adrano road. They had halted in a form-up position 1 1/2 miles from the road crossing when German artillery found them.

NOK: Son of Joseph and May Ball; husband of Gladys Christine Ball, of Montreal, Province of Quebec.

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Unit
48th First Bn (WW 2)
Service number
B73408
Fate
Killed in action
Date of death
22-Jul-1943
Cemetery or memorial name
AGIRA CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, SICILY
Grave or panel reference
D, G, 476.
Cemetery or memorial country
Italy
Where killed or wounded
NA
Age on date of death
27
Cause of death
Killed in action
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