Captain George Blundell


Captain George Blundell, whilst a Lieutenant with the then 151st Parachute Battalion (later the 156th) in Delhi, India, 1942. At Arnhem, he was the 4th Parachute Brigade's Intelligence Officer. On Wednesday 20th September 1944, he was with a group from the 156th Battalion who were attempting to fight their way through the woods to Oosterbeek, when he was killed by the explosion from a tank shell. He was 27, and was described by Lance-Corporal Noel Rosenberg as "an amusing character, well liked by all ranks". Thanks to Aart van Uden.