WW2 – Peter Pushman

From the CWGC:

Rank: Corporal
Service No: 1454610
Date of Death: 22/09/1944
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Bn.
Grave Reference: 22. A. 19.
Cemetery: ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR CEMETERY

Additional Information:
Son of Bert and Elizabeth Pushman; husband of Sarah Charlotte Pushman, of Sandford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

The Mitcham News & Mercury, 17th November 1944 reported:

1944 November 17 Pushman death

SACRIFICE AT ARNHEM

Cp. Peter Pushman, second son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Pushman, of the old-established chimney sweeps in Mitcham. As reported in the “News and Mercury,” he was killed by a mortar bomb while with the Airborne troops at Arnhem.

In the 1930 Commercial Directory of Mitcham, Bert Pushman, chimney sweep, 113 Love Lane

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