LITHERLAND AT WAR
1939-1945

Fusilier Valentine Forster
( 1918-2001 )
1st Battalion ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS
50th (Northumbrian) Division — 78th (Battleaxe) Division
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ACTIVE SERVICE
France - Dunkirk - North Africa - Sicily - Italy - Austria

1939-1945 Star  |  Africa Star  |  Italy Star  |  Defence Medal  |  War Medal  |  Dunkirk Medal Medals awarded + 1st Army Clasp & Postwar Dunkirk Medal
 
With Thanks to Madge Forster for photograph.

Val & Madge lived in Phelps St (bottom of Langton Rd) during the war. They also lived in Anderson Rd & Heathfield St (off Webster St) before emigrating to Australia in 1958. Val also served postwar in the Parachute Regiment TA - Val received his parachute training during the war.

Aunty & Uncle of Ronnie Cusworth


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