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  • The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
Person Details
Selston Nottinghamshire
He was the youngest son of John and Hannah Hand of Hall Green Farm Selston. In 1911 he was boarding at 69 Park Street, Beeston, Nottingham.
He was a railway booking clerk.
11 Nov 1917
27
432406 - CWGC Website
781462
Private
28th Bn Canadian Infantry
He died of wounds and is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery (grave ref. XXII. EE. 14).
Inscription on family headstone, St Helen's Churchyard, Selston: In loving memory of Hannah, the beloved wife of John Hand (late Hobsic Farm) who died March 14th 1925 aged 74 years. 'Peace, Perfect Peace.' Also John Hand who died Dec 11th 192(-) aged 72 years. Also Reginald Lee Hand (Canadian Inf) their youngest son who died of wounds Nov. 11th 1917 aged 27 years. Interred Remy Cemetery Flanders. ‘The Supreme Sacrifice’
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  • The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
    Reginald Lee Hand - The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
  • The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
    Reginald Lee Hand - The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
  • The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
    Reginald Lee Hand - The family grave of the Hand family commemorating Reginald Lee Hand at St Helens churchyard at Selston
  •  Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Reginald Lee Hand - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle