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WALKER

Rooney, J., Cpl., 1941

Photo: Brian Chandler

Photo: Brian Chandler

In Walker (Christ Church) Churchyard is the grave of 4036188 Corporal Joseph Rooney, serving with the Gloucestershire Regiment who died 05/05/1941.

In the churchyard is a broken family headstone which reads:
In loving
memory of
Cpl. J. Rooney
died for his country
May 5 1941, age 24.
Sadly missed by
Mr. & Mrs. Cowern &
family, Wolverhampton.

There is also a temporary CWGC headstone while the other is being repaired.


The CWGC entry for Corporal Rooney

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk