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John Walter Hillyer

In memory of:

Trooper John Walter Hillyer

May 30, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

7893614

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Armoured Corps

Division:

attd. H.Q. 2nd Armd. Reconnaissance Bde.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 14 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

Column 1.

Location:

The Dunkirk Memorial stands at the entrance to the British War Graves Section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery, which lies at the south-eastern corner of the town of Dunkirk, immediately south of the canal and on the road to Veurne (Furnes) in Belgium. The Dunkirk Memorial commemorates more than 4,500 casualties of the British Expeditionary Force who died in the campaign of 1939-40 and who have no known grave. The memorial was designed by Philip Hepworth. The engraved glass panel depicting the evacuation was created by John Hutton.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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