Major SIR JOHN EDMUND BACKHOUSE

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Rank Major
Forenames SIR JOHN EDMUND
Surname BACKHOUSE
Initials J E
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 29 August 1944
Age 35
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 41059
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Artillery
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 179 Field Regiment
Military Honours and Awards MILITARY CROSS (MC)
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-DESIR WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location II. C. 2.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Family Details 3rd BARONET SON OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET, SIR ROGER ROLAND CHARLES BACKHOUSE, GRAND CROSS OF THE ORDER OF THE BATH (GCB), GRAND CROSS OF THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER (GCVO), COMPANION OF THE ORDER OF ST MICHAELA AND ST GEORGE (CMG), AND OF LADY BACKHOUSE (NEE FINDLAY); HUSBAND OF LADY (JEAN MARIE FRANCES) BACKHOUSE, OF WITHYPOOL, SOMERSET.

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Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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