Gambardella, David

Dates:

War Service:
Gunner 1114169 DAVID GAMBARDELLA of 91 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery died on 21 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.

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

Details:
He was 37, the son of Jiachino and Jane Gambardella, of Forest Gate, Essex.

Source:

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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