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Private THOMAS PINK

3606100, 10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
(City of Glasgow Regiment) who died aged 39 on 14th April 1945,

Husband of Mary Pink, of St. Bees, Cumberland

Remembered with Honour

HANOVER WAR CEMETERY

(Grave Reference 7.E.12)

"The Whitehaven News" April 26th. page 7

Under Death Announcements

In April.1945, Private Thomas Pink. aged 38 years, dearly beloved husband of Mary Pink, of 83, Main Street, St. Bees, and eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Pink of Greenbank, Whitehaven, killed in Germany

"The Whitehaven News" May 3rd. 1945 page 5

KILLED AFTER A LEAVE

Only three weeks after he had returned from a leave spent at his home at 83, Main Street, St. Bees, Private Thomas Pink has been killed in action on the Continent. Aged 38, he joined the Border Regt. in 1940, and was later transferred to a Highland Brigade, after the Normandy landings. Before joining the Forces Private Pink was employed at a local factory. He is survived by his widow and two children. Private Pink’s parents live at Greenbank, Whitehaven.

Lancelot Thomas Bell Edward Mason Coward John Benn Jackson George Lancaster J S Parker Thomas Pink Alan Rodgers Rev Harold Watson Christine Mary Frank Kitchen