Private Owen Hillier

24 Mar 1945

 Pte Owen Hillier was a member of the 12th (Airborne) Devonshire Regiment.  On the 24 March 1945, he took part in the Rhine Crossing where he was killed in action, aged 24 years old.

He is now buried at Reichswald Forrest War Cemetery.

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Owen  Hillier

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David Hillier said:
I finally made a visit to see my uncles grave on the 24th march 2015. 70 years after he was KIA at the start of Operation Varsity. His grave site was unknown to his brother, (my dad), though he died in 1970. It was very moving to finally visit his grave.
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