Heroes Return Blog – Stories from Second World War veterans’ trips


WW2 Veteran Returns to Monte Cassino by Big Lottery Fund
August 31, 2010, 9:37 am
Filed under: Army, Italy | Tags: , ,

Fred Burton returns to Monte Cassino with his family, read the article in Wales Online to find out more.


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I was just being nostalgic and browsing to see if there where other vetrans who visited Cassino last year as I dad with my father last August !
He sadly passed away on 16th Nov and I was so glad he got to make that wonderfull trip .

Comment by brenda mannagh

Very interested in the article about cassino. My uncle served there 1944 – Lance corporal Dewi West 3rd battalion Welsh Guards from Swansea. I wonder if anyone remembers him? Sadly killed on 5th June 1944 apparently by German plane. He is buried in Naples war cemetery. One of the old heroes. God Bless.

If anyone has information I would be pleased to hear from you – rogerwest615@live.co.uk

Comment by roger west

My uncle was killed at Monte Cassino , we visited his grave at monte cassino few years ago . he was in the Airbourne south staffordshire regiment died 9th July 1943

Comment by maureen sheekey

My uncle Fred Webb was killed at Monte Cassino , he was a paratrooper , i went to visit his grave there about 10 years ago . when we found out more about it . I would love to speak to someone from the society based in upminster or anyone .

Comment by maureen sheekey




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