The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

BALLS, LIONEL FRANK

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Signalman
6032153
17/09/1944
21
Royal Corps of Signals 21 Beach Sig. Sec.
II. A. 1.
Not a day do we forget you in our hearts you are always near

Additional Information:
Son of Albert and Ethel Balls, of Witham, Essex.

Lionel was born in Essex, U.K., in 1923. 
Died in the opening battle of Market Garden, on the road toward Valkenswaard, when his communication car hit a mine. Three signalman were killed and are buried side by side at the Valkenswaard War Cemetery.

Original gravesite along the road from Belgium towards Valkenswaard.