Malvern College Second World War Casualty

2/Lieut. Frank Stuart Crossland

House and time at Malvern: 5, 1925 - 1929.

Regiment: Lancs. Fusiliers.
Died: 29 May 1940 aged 28 in France. Missing, presumed killed in France.
Battle: Battle of Dunkirk. Cemetery: Leuze Communal Cemetery Grave 1042

Son of Frank S. Crossland, and of Florence Crossland, of Hargate Drive, Hale, Cheshire.
House Prefect.
1/8th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers
Mentioned in Despatches

He was listed as 'wounded and missing' in the unit war diary during the evacuation at Dunkirk.
'Men packed like sardines and the sea dotted with all kinds of equipment. Dunkirk was frequently bombed and soon oil tanks and part of the town were ablaze, spreading a huge pall of smoke over the sky.'
Unit war diary: WO 167/781