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Bernard Godfrey Haskett

Bernard Godfrey Haskett

Date of Birth

01 February, 1915

College

Borough Road College

Job(s)

Teacher, Baddesley, Warwickshire

Service number

7918827

WW2 rank

Corporal

Royal Armoured Corps

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

14 February, 1943

Location of death

Farnborough, Hertfordshire

Buried/memorial

Aldershot Military Cemetery

Biography

Corporal Bernard Godfrey Haskett studied at Borough Road College from 1936 to 1938 where he was on the cricket team and was awarded half colours. After the start of WW2 Corporal Haskett left his teaching job to join the Royal Armoured Corps. While stationed in Hertfordshire he was involved in an accident and died.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

Letter from Father, BRC Archives

Borough Road College 1936 Registry