9 December 2009

6457845 Fusilier Christopher Henry Frederick Riley, 1st Bn, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt)

6457845 Fusilier Christopher Henry Frederick Riley of the 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), died on the 9th December 1940. He was 25 years old, the son of Christopher James Riley and Barbara Ann Riley of Thetford, Norfolk. Christopher was born in east London and was living there when he enlisted. He is buried in the Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery in Egypt.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

1 comment:

Teleny said...

His father, Christopher James Riley, served with distiction in World War 1 and was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. His Great Grandfather, William Mallinder served in the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards in the previous century.