Lance Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT (photo added)

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Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames WILLIAM HENRY
Surname BURT (photo added)
Initials W H
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Monday, 10 July 1944
Age 28
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From WILLESDEN, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 5504640
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Hampshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 7 Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, B Company
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Panel 15, Column 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph NO EPITAPH
Family Details SON OF WILFRID AND ADA BURT, OF WILLESDEN GREEN, WILLESDEN, MIDDLESEX.

Additional Information

Baptism Certificate for WILLIAM HENRY BURT,1
dated 12th July 1916.

 

 

 

The last, 2 page, letter sent home by Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT,
from Normandy, dated 5th July 1944,
just 5 days before he was killed.

 

 

Letter, dated 26th July 1944, to Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT's father from
War Office, with notification of his death on the 10th July 1944. death.

 

 

Official War Office Notification of Death Certificate, dated 9th September 1944.

 

 

Letter from Imperial War Graves Commission, dated 12 September 1952.

 

 

Newspaper clipping reporting action by the Hampshire Regiment in Normandy, France.

Kept by mother and father of Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT.
Publication and date unknown.

 

 

References
1. All documents and photographs, unless otherwise stated have been kindly provided by Stephen Burt, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Stephen Burt, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT.
Additional photographs provided by: Stephen Burt, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT.
Additional information provided by: Stephen Burt, nephew of Lance Corporal WILLIAM HENRY BURT.

 

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