Samuel Webb

Driver Samuel Webb of Portadown, Co. Armagh served in the Royal Army Service Corps and saw action with the B.E.F. during the Dunkirk Evacuation of 1940.


Samuel Webb


Driver Samuel Webb (T/7013121) served in the Royal Army Service Corps during the Second World War. Known as Sammy, he was the son of Edward Webb and Susanna Webb of 45 Mourneview Street, Portadown, Co. Armagh.

In civilian life, Sammy worked as an apprentice with Mr. Ed. Anderson’s grocers on Church Street in his hometown. He was also a member of 1st Portadown (Thomas Street) Boys’ Brigade, Portadown Cycling Club and Portadown Pipe Band. He had approximately 2 years’ service in the British Army at his time of death.

Driver Webb died between 31st May 1940 and 2nd June 1940 aged 24 years old. He has no known grave and his name is on Column 139 of the Dunkirk Memorial, France. His name is also on the Portadown War Memorial, Portadown, Co. Armagh.

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