World War II
Walter Elliott

Walter Elliott was a gunner with the Royal Horse Artillery, 104th Essex Yeomanry Regt. He was a member of the Tobruk garrison but was killed 2nd December 1941 aged 32, and is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.
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104th (EY) Regiment RHA went to the Middle East in 1940 and took part in the North Africa campaigns, the Italian campaign and ended the war in Austria where it was disbanded. The highlight of its war was the siege of Tobruk from April to November 1941 when all Afrika Corps attacks were repulsed. Apart from its 25 pounders the regiment successfully used captured Italian howitzers and anti-aircraft guns.
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