HILL, Francis John

Rank: 
Trooper
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps Staffordshire Yeomanry
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
324039
Died : 
Thursday, May 29, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Tpr. Hill died during the period of the evacuation of allied forces from Crete. Elements of Layforce were engaged in a rearguard action whilst the evacuation took place. He was attached to the Commando on the 13th January 1941.
 
Sources
Tank Museum archives re Cdo service
Westminster Abbey Commando Roll of Honour file ref. National Archives DEFE/2/843.
CWGC
 

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