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William Henry Clasen

In memory of:

Private William Henry Clasen

May 27, 1940

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Sussex Regiment


5th Cinque Ports Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Henry Paul Clasen and of Kate Clasen (nee Steadman); husband of Violet Joan Clasen, of Newhaven, Sussex.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Plot 8. Row A. Grave 27.


LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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