13 August 2010

6405010 Pte John Eager, 8th Bn, Royal Sussex Regt

6405010 Private John Eager of the 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, died on the 12th August 1940. He was 38 years old, the son of William and Eiscalla Eager and the husband of Anne Eager of Sallynoggin in southern Ireland. He was born in Eire and enlisted there.

Private Eager is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery in the Republic of Ireland.

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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