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Cook William Ratcliffe

Our main D-Day 80 page [caption id="attachment_12280" align="alignleft" width="184"] Cook William Ratcliffe.[/caption] Early Life: William was one of three children born to Thomas and Merenia Ratcliffe (nee Astle). The youngest child and only boy, he was born in 1924 with two older sisters Eva Alice(born 1919) and Elsie May(born 1921). Educated at Holycroft Council School…
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