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Current record for: Louis Michael Maclennan Needs
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Louis Michael Maclennan Needs
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 19/08/1944
Age 21

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery, France
Grave or panel reference VIII. A. 7.

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World War 2
Normandy Campaign 1944

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Louis George Needs, Father
  • Jessie Bowen Maclennan Needs, Mother
Military Information Military Information

Rank Second Lieutenant
Service Number 314921
Unit 1st Battalion
Regiment Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known