31 August 2010

73178 Lt John Bourlon De Pree, 2nd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders

73178 Lt John Bourlon De Pree of the 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, died on the 30th August 1942. He was 24 years old, the son of Major-General Hugo De Pree,CB, CMG, DSO, and Diones De Pree of Beckley, Sussex, and the husband of Veronica Hope De Pree of Blair Drummond, Stirlingshire. He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery in Germany.

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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