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Burton Overy Parish Council

Serving the people of Burton Overy

Church

Clerk: Kate Barker
Springside House, Scotland
Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester
LE8 9DR

Tel: 07827 797125

Men from Burton Overy who died in the
Second World War 1939 - 1945

Information on this page is taken from the Commonwealth War Grave Commission Web Site

Hamburg Cemetery

The War Cemetery in Hamburg is situated within a large civil cemetery known locally as 'Ohlsdorf Cemetery'.

Sergeant Kenneth Alloway

Name: ALLOWAY Initials: K C

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Corporal

Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps

Unit Text: 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars.

Age: 26

Date of Death: 30/05/1946

Service No: 7941159

Additional information: Son of Sydney Husbands Alloway and Vera Nellie Alloway, of Burton Overy, Leicestershire.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: 3A. K. 10.

Cemetery: HAMBURG CEMETERY

Anzio War Cemetery - Italy

Anzio is a coastal town 70 kilometres south of Rome.

Guardsman Donald Burton

Name: BURTON, DONALD EDWARD Initials: D E

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Guardsman

Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards

Unit Text: 5th Bn.

Age: 19

Date of Death: 09/02/1944

Service No: 2623509

Additional information: Son of Albert Edward and Frances May Burton, of Burton Overy, Leicestershire.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: II, W, 8.

Cemetery: ANZIO WAR CEMETERY

Minturno War Cemetery

Minturno is about 78 kilometres north of Naples, close to the coast.

Sergeant John Hill

Name: HILL, JOHN HENRY Initials: J H

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Serjeant

Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders

Unit Text: 6th Bn.

Age: 25

Date of Death: 18/01/1944

Service No: 4860412

Additional information: Son of Thomas and Edith Hill, of Burton Overy, Leicestershire.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII, G, 25.

Cemetery: MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY