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Major Samuel Marsland Ginn

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Major Samuel Marsland Ginn

Birth
Death 3 Dec 1944 (aged 32)
Limburg, Netherlands
Burial Venray, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot III. E. 10.
Memorial ID 18397413 View Source
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64155 Major Samuel Marsland Ginn
Died aged 32 years.
Royal Artillery 531/190 Field Regt.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches

Son of Dennis Barton Ginn and Dorothy Ruth Ginn (nèe Brooke), of Cambridge.
Husband of Phyllis Estill Ginn (nèe Mason), of Diss, Norfolk.
They were married on July 17, 1937 in Trumpington. Phyllis died in Scotland in 1998.
Buried temporary Kronenberg.
Reburied 12/08/1946 Venray War Cemetery.

Major Ginn came from a wealthy family of lawyers and landowners. He attended Brighton College. Before the war (from 1938) Major Ginn worked at the (family) law firm Ginn & Co Applicors in Cambridge.

Major Ginn was fatally hit by a shrapnel in the head while in the 7th Seaforth Highlanders headquarters after Blerick's rescue operation.
Major Ginn was buried until 12/08/1946 in a fieldgrave on the corner of the Peelstraat and the Americaanseweg in Kronenberg.


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