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Lance Sergeant Frederick John Hillyard

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  • 1888085 Lance Sergeant
  • Frederick John Hillyard
  • 53 Bomb Disposal Section
  • Royal Engineers
Son of Herbert Henry and Violet Maud Hillyard of Birmingham: Husband of Beryl Audrey Hillyard of Bordesley Green, Birmingham. Died on the19th August 1944. Aged 23. Buried at Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville, France. Grave I.A.4 Sapper E.A. Turner also died at this incident.


  1. John Cartwright

    Very proud named after my uncle R.I.P
    John frederick cartwright

    • B MacDonald-fawcett

      Hi John,
      So pleased to see this information online; we are cousins, uncle Fred was my uncle too! He married my auntie Beryl but was sadly killed before I was born.

      I have sent a photograph to the website for them to add to his page.

      I have some other photos of their wedding, feel free to get in touch if you’d like me to email them to you.

      Warm wishes,


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