SerjeantBLAKEWAY, ALEXANDER VICTOR SELBY

Service Number 5387371

Died 23/08/1944

Aged 27

7th Bn.
The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.

Son of Joseph and Lily Eugenia Blakeway; grandson of William H. J. Selby, of Dudley, Worcestershire.

Inscription

HE DIED AS HE LIVED TO SAVE ALL MANKIND. GOD GIVE HIM REST WITH HIS LOVED ONES

Buried at RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY

Location: Calvados, France
Number of casualties: 2418

Cemetery/memorial reference: IIIA. F. 5.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.