Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY (photo added)

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Rank Captain
Forenames REGINALD FREDERICK
Surname SCHOOLEY (photo added)
Initials R F
Place of Birth SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Monday, 05 July 1915
Date of Death Thursday, 08 June 1944
Age 28
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 129602
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Welch Fusiliers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location 1. G. 22.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF FREDERICK THOMAS SCHOOLEY AND JOSEPHINE FRANCIS SCHOOLEY; HUSBAND OF IRIS DOROTHY SCHOOLEY, OF WHYTELEAFE, SURREY.

Additional Information

 

 

Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY served as a staff officer at Southwick House, the Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Force (SHEAF) in the lead to D-Day. He landed on SWORD Beach on the 7th June 1944 and was wounded while on the beach. He was taken to a dressing station but was killed when the area was shelled on the 8th June.1

 

 

Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY, undated,
Taken at Southwick House before D-Day 6th June 1944.

 

 

References
1. Additional Information and photographs kindly provided by Angela Glynn (nee Schooley), niece of Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Angela Glynn (nee Schooley), niece of Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY.
Individual photograph: Angela Glynn (nee Schooley), niece of Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY.
Additional photographs provided by: Angela Glynn (nee Schooley) and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Angela Glynn (nee Schooley), niece of Captain REGINALD FREDERICK SCHOOLEY.

 

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