APTC = Army Physical Training Corps

CDN = Canadian

MM = Military Medal

NKG = No Known Grave

RAMC = Royal Army Medical Corps

 

The 7 men listed below were all killed together with 3 American aircrew, 2/Lt Thaddeus C. Harvey, T/Sgt Milfred L. Harrold, and S/Sgt Clarence V. Parson, when their C-47 was shot down by flak. The remaining parachutists in the stick were able to jump before the aircraft crashed.

 

 

Date

Name

Rank

Age

Remarks

18/09/44

BARLOW, James W.

Pte

24

-

18/09/44

BELL, George

Pte

24

-

18/09/44

BORLAND, Mark

Pte

29

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18/09/44

HOUSHAM, Frank

Sgt

33

-

18/09/44

JAMES, Edward L.

Pte

18

-

18/09/44

MORRIS, George E.

Pte

30

-

18/09/44

PAGE, Cecil F. A.

Pte

20

-

 

 

Date

Name

Rank

Age

Remarks

18/09/44

ASHWORTH, Arnold

Sgt

26

-

18/09/44

BARTON, John A.

Pte

25

-

18/09/44

BEDFORD, Thomas

Cpl

22

-

18/09/44

BEST, Peter

Pte

19

-

18/09/44

GENT, Norman

Pte

20

-

18/09/44

HANSON, John R.

Pte

23

NKG

18/09/44

KENNEDY, Leslie

Pte

29

-

18/09/44

KNOWLES, Edwin

Cpl

22

NKG, Link

18/09/44

METCALFE, Kenneth J.

L/Sgt

28

-

18/09/44

UNDERHILL, Frederick R. A.

Pte

26

NKG

18-25/09/44

SMITH, James F.

Pte

22

-

19/09/44

BARTHOLOMEW, Bernard W.

Sgt

28

-

19/09/44

BOWERS, George A.

L/Sgt

31

-

19/09/44

CHILD, Harry

Pte

24

NKG, Link

19/09/44

COOKE, Ernest A.

Cpl

28

-

19/09/44

ELLIOTT, Michael J., MM

Sgt

25

-

19/09/44

GOLDSWORTHY, Mathew W. B.

Pte

26

NKG, Link

19/09/44

HUGHES, Thomas J.

Pte

27

-

19/09/44

JENKIN, Harry W.

Pte

24

NKG

19/09/44

PENNINGTON, Eric H.

Sgt

23

NKG

19/09/44

PETTITT, Ernest

Pte

28

-

19/09/44

THOMPSON, Robert W.

Sgt

34

-

20/09/44

ASHDOWN, George W., MM

CSM

30

-

20/09/44

BENTLEY, Richard

Pte

23

-

20/09/44

BOOTH, Kenneth E.

Pte

21

NKG

20/09/44

DE LEUR, Hermon B.

Sgt

29

-

20/09/44

HARRINGTON, Patrick

L/Cpl

25

-

20/09/44

JOSLAND, Arthur J.

Pte

23

-

20/09/44

LYONS, Robert J.

Cpl

30

NKG, Link

20/09/44

NIXON, Herbert

Pte

20

NKG

20/09/44

ROGERS, Terence P. W.

Capt

30

-

20-21/09/44

ODELL, James E.

Pte

24

-

20-25/09/44

IRWIN, Henry J.

Rev

28

-

21/09/44

AIREY, Bernard B.

Pte

25

NKG

21/09/44

BAKER, John R.

Sgt

32

-

21/09/44

DOUGLAS, John S.

Capt

23

-

21/09/44

FOULIS, George S.

Pte

21

NKG

21/09/44

HARDY, Noel G.

Pte

30

-

21/09/44

MATTHEWS, Charles E.

L/Sgt

24

-

21/09/44

RHYMES, Kenneth

Pte

20

-

21/09/44

ROBERTS, Richard

S/Sgt

25

APTC

21/09/44

SPEKE, Wilfred H.

2/Lt

30

NKG

21/09/44

SULLIVAN, Patrick

Pte

26

-

21/09/44

THOMAS, Reginald

Lt

28

-

22/09/44

CLARK, Frederick C.

Pte

32

-

22/09/44

CRAWFORD, Frank

Lt

32

-

22/09/44

HARDMAN, Harold

Pte

26

-

22/09/44

HEMPSTEAD, Raymond A.

Pte

24

NKG, Link

22/09/44

LEE, Edward

Pte

21

-

22/09/44

McCARTHY, Patrick

Sgt

28

NKG

22/09/44

McCULLAGH, John J.

Pte

23

NKG

22/09/44

McKENNA, James L.

Lt

26

CDN

22/09/44

PEELE, Richard de C.

2/Lt

20

-

23/09/44

BLACKLIDGE, Guy L.

Maj

29

NKG, Link

23/09/44

BURKE, James

Pte

29

-

23/09/44

COCHRAN, Ebenezer, MM

Pte

27

NKG

23/09/44

KNOWLES, Richard

Pte

26

-

23/09/44

O'NEILL, Joseph

L/Cpl

24

NKG

23/09/44

SULLIVAN, John T.

L/Sgt

34

-

23/09/44

WOOD, Ronald W.

Lt

28

-

24/09/44

BOOTH, John E.

Pte

23

-

24/09/44

COWLEY, Alfred F.

Pte

19

-

24/09/44

McCLUNE, John

L/Cpl

25

-

24/09/44

RONSON, Robert

Pte

21

NKG

24/09/44

TOLLITT, Herbert

Pte

28

-

24/09/44

WARDLAW, Frederick

Cpl

25

-

24-25/09/44

ROGERSON, James F.

Lt

21

-

25/09/44

ANDERSON, Gilbert

Pte

21

NKG, Link

25/09/44

BRENNAN, Thomas

Dvr

34

-

25/09/44

CARTER, Cyril H.

Pte

23

-

25/09/44

COX, Arthur H.

Pte

23

-

25/09/44

KNIGHT, Sidney B. R.

Sgt

29

NKG

25/09/44

GODWIN, Harold

Pte

21

-

25/09/44

REHILL, Bernard

Pte

32

-

25-26/09/44

GRIFFIN, Ronald

L/Cpl

25

-

26/09/44

LOMAS, George

Pte

23

-

26/09/44

MAIDENS, James A.

Sgt

31

NKG

26/09/44

WRIGHT, William

L/Cpl

26

NKG

29/09/44

GRUMOLI, Italo

Pte

24

-

29/09/44

ROGERS, John E.

Pte

28

-

01/11/44

GATHARD, Peter

Pte

21

NKG

01/11/44

ALLEN, Frederick F.

L/Cpl

23

NKG

13/11/44

BEHAN, Daniel

Sgt

32

-

22/11/44

STONE, William D.

Sgt

26

NKG

16/12/44

CRABB, Frederick C.

Pte

-

-

16/12/44

MORRIS, Raymond

Pte

21

-

31/12/44

PYE, Charles R.

Pte

26

NKG, Link

15/02/45

KAYWOOD, Richard A.

Pte

23

-

17/02/45

GIDDINGS, William T.

Pte

-

-

26/05/45

SNOW, William J.

Pte

25

RAMC