ELLIS, Richard Paul

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
4279057
Died : 
Monday, November 30, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Fus. Ellis was killed during operations in North Africa.
 
At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
(Source: The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.)
 

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