1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star; Defence & War Medals; L.S.G.C. (G.VI.R. 1st type) (Gdsmn.). Mtd as worn.
Frederick Louis Durkin was born on 7/7/01 and enlisted in the R.A.S.C. (T.A.) on 16/12/20; he transferred to the 1st Bn. Welsh Guards on 29/8/21 and was discharged on 7/3/45 after 23 years and 191 days service.
The Welsh Guards battle honours for W.W.2. include Fondouk, Tunis, North Africa 1943, Monte Ornito, Liri Valley, Monte Piccolo, capture of Perugia, Advance to Florence and Gothic Line.
He died in Yorkshire in the first quarter of 1971.