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2723871   Guardsman Peter McCallan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Died: 11/08/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Summary      
Guardsman Peter McCallan was the son of James & Brigid Ann McCallan, Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone. He was killed in action on 11th August 1944, aged 25. Guardsman McCallan was killed in heavy fighting serving in the Guards Armoured Division between Caumont L’Evente and Vire, France, in the major allied trust to drive a wedge between the German 7th Army and Panzer Group West in the latter part of the Normandy Campaign.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Charles De Percy War Cemetery
  St. Charles de Percy, Calvados
Grave Ref: Grave 3-D-12
CWGC Casualty 2062664
Summary      
St. Charles de Percy is a village 44 kilometres south-west of Caen. Take the N175 south-westwards from Villers Bocage; after 5 kilometres take the left fork, the D577, towards Vire. After 15 kilometres, go through the little hamlet of La Ferroniere; turn left onto the D56 and right again after a few hundred metres. The War Cemetery will then be found on the left hand side.