HILLS, Stanley Edward Herbert

Rank: 
Marine
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X 1488
Born: 
Saturday, March 20, 1915
Died : 
Saturday, January 6, 1951
Died on active service
Age: 
35
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine Stanley Hills died whilst a prisoner of war in Korea. He had been reported missing on 29 November 1950 during operations at Chosin Reservoir, Korea.
 
Also died in captivity on this day Mne. Lewis Heard.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
British Casualties, Korean War 1950-1953.
Naval History.net
 
Notes
  • His Commando had been engaged in operations with US Forces as part of Taskforce Drysdale, named after their Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Douglas B. Drysdale , heading out from Koto-ri, Korea, in an attempt to relieve allied forces at Hagaru-ri.  This was during what later became known as the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. 
  • Middle name shown as Ernest on CasList; Edward on AFM ROH.
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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