Atack, Charles


War Service:
Gunner 981870 CHARLES ATACK of 363 Battery, 91 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery died on 18 January 1944. During the winter of 1943 the Allies tried unsuccessfully to breach the German defensive positions known as the Gustav Line which stretched eastwards across Italy from the River Garigliano. It was not until 17 January 1944 that the Garigliano was crossed and Minturno taken two days later.

He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery, Italy.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial to 91 and 139 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery in St Swithun’s church, Hither Green.

He was 31, the son of Tom and Nell Atack of Bradford.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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