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50377   Flight Lieutenant Samuel Charles Hellard
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 12/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Died: 28/08/1945 (Unknown)
Age: 38
Samuel Charles Hellard was the son of Edward W and Mary Hellard. He was born about 1907. He was married to Muriel Jane Elizabeth Hellard. Samuel Hellard served with the Royal Air Force in World War Two. He was Mentioned in Despatches. Flight Lieutenant Samuel Charles Hellard was serving with 8501 Air Disarmament Wing when he died on 28th August 08 1945 in Germany. He was 38 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Celle War Cemetery
  Celle, Niedersachsen, 24
Grave Ref: Grave 2-B-8
CWGC Casualty 2101514
The town of Celle lies in the north of Germany approx 40kms north east of Hannover From the A7 motorway Hannover to Hamburg take exit 56 (Ausfahrt 56) CELLE and follow the B3 direction CELLE. Continue along the B3 following the signs for SOLTAU for approx 29kms passing through the town of Celle. From the HARBURGERSTRASSE turn right onto IM ROLANDE (CWGC sign) and the cemetery can be found after 100m on the left.
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1 Photo of Samuel Charles Hellard's gravestone
2 National Archives UK Operations Record Books - 8501 Air Disarmament Wing
3 RAF Commands Brief details of Samuel Charles Hellard
4 RAF Commands forum Relative of Samuel Charles Hellard
5 RAF Halton Apprentices Association Technical Branch. No 8051 AD Wing. Died on Active Service
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Samuel Charles Hellard's gravestone can be purchased here
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