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6984636   Lance Sergeant William Alvin Hadden
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Dated added: 11/02/2020   Last updated: 12/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 13/01/1943 (Unknown)
Age: 22
William Alvin Hadden was the son of David Hadden. He was born about 1921. Lance Sergeant William Alvin Hadden was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed Tunisia on 13th January 1943. The battalion diary from the attack gives ‘Special Mention’ to Fusilier Hadden – for sticking to a wounded man, although wounded himself, and eventually getting him back.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Medjez-el-bab War Cemetery
Grave Ref: Face 19
CWGC Casualty 2541999
Medjez-el-Bab is approximately 60 kilometres west of Tunis. The Cemetery is situated 5 kilometres west of Medjez-el-Bab on the road to Le Kef (Route GP5).
References and Links
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1 Irish Brigade - Skins at Two Tree Hill Details of the battle
2 Remembrance NI Details of William Alvin Hadden
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of William Alvin Hadden's gravestone can be purchased here
4 World War Two photos Photo of Royal Inn Fus at Two Tree Hill
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023