Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL (photo added)

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Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames LIONEL FREDERICK
Surname HASSHILL (photo added)
Initials L F
Place of Birth STRATFORD-ON-AVON, WARWICKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Tuesday, 06 January 1920
Date of Death Saturday, 08 July 1944
Age 24
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From UTTOXETER, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 4920294
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment South Staffordshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2/6 Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment (59th Staffordshire Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration CAMBES-EN-PLAINE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location A. 10.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph IN GOD IS MY HOPE
Family Details SON OF GEORGE FREDERICK AND ELSIE HARRIET HASSHILL, OF UTTOXETER, STAFFORDSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL, Aged 16, in 1936.1

 

 

Anti-Tank Section 2/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.
Taken February/March 1944.
LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL is back row, second from the left.

 

 

 

C Company, 2/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.
LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL is back row, ninth from the left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Letter, dated 10th July 1044, from Captain B. H. Binsted,
Commanding officer of2/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.
Informing the family of the circumstance of the death of
Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.
 
 
 
 
Notification of Death for Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.

 

1950s headstone for
Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.

 

References
1. All photographs, documents and letters, unless otherwise stated, kindly provided by Elsie Hasshill, niece of Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Elsie Hasshill, niece of Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.
Additional photographs provided by: Elsie Hasshill, niece of Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.
Additional information provided by: Elsie Hasshill, niece of Lance Corporal LIONEL FREDERICK HASSHILL.

 

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What other people have said

Buckinghamshire

Elsie Hasshill

In Loving Memory

On Saturday, July 8, 2017
Buckinghamshire

Elsie Hasshill

72 years ago today Uncle Lionel, you and your comrades were buried in the cornfield where you died . So very, very sad.

On Monday, July 11, 2016
Buckinghamshire

Elsie Hasshill

Remembering you Uncle Lionel 71 years on from that terrible morning. RIP

On Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Buckinghamshire

Elsie

Remembering you Uncle Lionel and all the brave boys who died with you on that terrible morning 70 years ago. "Time will not dim the glory of their deeds"

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014
England

Eric Hasshill

His life a beautiful memory, his absence a silent grief.

On Thursday, February 20, 2014
England

Elsie Hasshill

You will never be forgotten Uncle Lionel not ever

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014
USA

Betty Albright

What a fine young man. I know he was a great pride to his family. It is sad that we lose our loved ones. But I am thankful for him and so many others who gave their lives so we could enjoy our freedom. This is a wonderful tribute to him here.

On Tuesday, January 21, 2014