7 August 2010

3959696 Pte John J Fenelon, 7th Bn, Hants Regt

3959696 Private John Jospeh Fenelon of the 7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, was one of nearly 400 men to die on this day in 1944. He was 20 years old, the son of Patrick and Ellen Fenelon, of Dovecot, Liverpool. John had originally joined the Welch Regiment and later transferred to the Hampshires. He is buried in Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery in France,

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


Ancestry (UK Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945)
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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