Born: 1917, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

Died: 18th July 1944; age: 27; KiA.

Residence: Creffield Road, Colchester, Essex.

Regiment on enlistment – Inns of Court Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps.

Raymond became a Second Lieutenant on the 13th April 1940, after finishing Officer Cadet Training Unit, Sandhurst.


Rank: Captain; Service Number: 129320.

Regiment: Fife and Forfar Yeomanry 2nd Battalion , B Squadron.


Grave Reference:


Hermanville War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of Herbert Alfred Turner Trehearne and Annie Dora Trehearne, of Colchester, Essex.


Father: Herbert Alfred Trehearne, born 1882, London, occupation – Civil Service.

Mother: Annie Dora Trehearne (nee MacBeth), born 1883, Tooting, London.

Sisters: Helen, Margaret & Rosamund.


Raymond attended Ipswich School. In 1935 he attended Selwyn College, Cambridge.  Raymond took his Bachelor of Arts with Second Class Honours in Part II of  the Law Tripos in 1938, and his Bachelor of Law in 1939. He had the college colours for Rugby Football.


Raymond is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry

Operation Goodwood


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