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Herbert Castle Larkin (1914 - 1941)

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Herbert Castle Larkin
Born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [private mother (1880s - 1960s)]
Brother of [private brother (1910s - 2000s)], [private brother (1920s - unknown)], [private brother (1920s - 1970s)] and [private brother (1920s - 1990s)]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Libyamap
Larkin-1679 created 13 Mar 2017 | Last modified
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Born 20 OCT 1914. Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. [1][2][3][4][5]

Died 21 NOV 1941. Libya Name: Herbert Larkin. Given Initials: H C. Rank: Trooper. Death Date: 21 Nov 1941. Number: 7927153. Birth Place: Staffordshire. Residence: Staffordshire. Branch at Enlistment: Royal Armoured Corps. Theatre of War: Middle East. Regiment at Death: Royal Tank Regiment RAC. Branch at Death: Royal Armoured Corps.

LARKIN, HERBERT CASTLE. Rank: Trooper. Service No: 7927153. Date of Death: 21111941. Age: 27. Regiment/Service: Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. 2nd. Panel Reference Column 23. Memorial ALAMEIN MEMORIAL. Additional Information: Son of Gilbert Warren Larkin and Lottie Larkin.[6][7][8]

Residence 29 SEP 1939. Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. "Duart House", 31 Saint John Street. [9]

Occupation: 29 SEP 1939. Shop keeper tobacco. [10]


  1. Source: #S116 1914 December Lichfield 6b 882
  2. Source: #S118 1914 Lichfield : L/103/380
  3. Source: #S129 1914 December Lichfield 6b 882
  4. Source: #S217 The Lichfield Mercury, Friday 30 October 1914, p8
  5. Source: #S237
  6. Source: #S38
  7. Source: #S143
  8. Source: #S160 Larkin Family Tree (MargaretLarkin53)
  9. Source: #S237
  10. Source: #S237
  • Source: S38 Web Site Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
  • Source: S116 Web Site UK BMD (FreeBMD)
  • Source: S118 Web Site UK BMD (StaffordshireBMD)
  • Source: S129 Web Site GRO Births - England and Wales (online index)
  • Source: S143 Web Site UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945 (Ancestry)
  • Source: S160 Web Site Public Member Trees (Ancestry)
  • Source: S217 Web Site British Newspaper Archive (The British Library)
  • Source: S237 Web Site 1939 Register (FindMyPast)

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