William Francis Duff

Fusilier William Francis Duff of Valentine Street, Belfast was only 20 years old yet an experienced soldier at his time of death in Italy on 1st December 1943.


William Francis Duff


Fusilier William Francis Duff (6979828) served in 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was the son of Mark Duff and Margaret Duff of 6 Valentine Street, Belfast.

Fusilier Diff died on 1st December 1943 aged 20 years old. His grave is in Section VIII, Row E, Grave 41 of Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy. His headstone bears the inscription:

Not forgotten. A faithful boy. “Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul.”

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