Trimmings, Douglas Victor


War Service:
Private 6018832 DOUGLAS VICTOR TRIMMINGS of 1st battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry died as a prisoner of war on 28 September 1940. The 1st Ox & Bucks took part in the defence of the Ypres-Commines Canal between 26-28 May 1940 and were eventually evacuated to Dunkirk, having suffered heavy losses.

He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison cemetery, Poland.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial.

He was the son of William and Alice Trimmings, of Belvedere, Kent.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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