Private JOSEPH CASSON (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames JOSEPH
Surname CASSON (photo added)
Initials J
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 27 June 1944
Age 18
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From WHITEHAVEN, CUMBERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14674155
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Durham Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 9 Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (50th Northumbrian Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. B. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF DAVID AND MARY ELLEN CASSON, OF WHITEHAVEN, CUMBERLAND. HIS BROTHER ROBERT CASSON ALSO FELL AND IS BURIED NEXT TO HIM IN THIS CEMETERY.

Additional Information

 

Private JOSEPH CASSON was killed on the 27th June 1944, 3 weeks after his 25 year old brother, Marine ROBERT CASSON, had been killed on D-Day 6th June 1944.

 

 

 

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Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Stephane George Saint Martin
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto
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What other people have said

whitehaven cumberland england

josephine rudd

always remembered my two uncles joseph and robert casson

On Friday, May 23, 2014
USA

Betty Albright

Gone so young. He made his family very proud.

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014
puçol

juan muñoz gomez

RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Saturday, February 1, 2014