FIELD, Harry Isaac Theobald

No.5824730, Private, Harry Isaac Theobald FIELD
Aged 26

1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Killed in Action on Wednesday, 29th May 1940

Harry I. F. Theobald was born in 1914,(Thetford Q4-1914 4B:577), son of ? Theobald.
An Isaac Field married Eva M. Theobald in 1918 (Thetford Q3-1918 4b:807)
An Eva M. FIELD aged 33 died in 1923 (Cambridge Q4-1923 3b:501)
An Isaac FIELD married Mabel LINGE in 1926 (Thetford Q2-1926 4b:848)
Hence we can see how CWGC have son of Isaac and of Mabel FIELD.

The 1939 register has at 163 London Road, Brandon, Isaac FIELD [289-2-1892] civilian instrument repairer for RAF; and wife Mabel [5-1-1902], later Mrs WOOLNOUGH, and Robert K LINGE [29-11-1921] a pig breeder's labourer (son of Mabel FIELD ).

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29th May 1940, Dunkirk: 33,558 British troops are evacuated from Dunkirk harbour and 13,752 from the beaches. The 1st Suffolks lost 22, 13 are buried in Belgium and 9 are named on the Memorial in Dunkirk.

Harry Field is commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, column 46

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