Me recently at Geraints grave. After I finally found a photo of him I printed 20 copies including his poem 'Your peace of bought with mine'. One was placed on his grave and the rest are in the visitors book.
Cheers mate, that adds another piece to the story. I know that Lloyd already has a copy of the 3 Mons War Diary. When it arrived the three platoon commanders lost with 'C' Coy at Mouen on the 28th were listed by name and he wasn't one of them, which got us scratching our heads (lesson learned: never assume...). Further investigation by Lloyd revealed that he was a Bde LO with 159 Bde, so he's now looking at documents relating to HQ 159 Bde.As has been mentioned, there is absolutely nothing for me to add what is not already known.
The only thing that I can bring to the table is a copy of the Probate Calendar relating to David's will:
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As you can see, he left an estate that realised nearly £650-a not inconsiderable sum for a 22-year old man in 1944.
Fortunately, the War Diary of the 3rd Monmouths has survived and is held at the National Archives: unfortunately, it has not been digitised.
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However, as the date search parameters are quite narrow, the relevant pages can be ordered though there are-obviously-associated costs.
Good luck with your search!