The information in this section has been taken from Roll of Honour, compiled by J. A. Hey, and published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum, Oosterbeek, 1986. I am indebted to the Society of Friends for kindly granting me permission to reproduce parts of the book on the site. Roll of Honour contains a great deal more information than is included below, copies can still be purchased direct from the Museum Shop -


1st Airborne Division


Divisional HQ

Defence Platoon

Men of Unknown Units of the 1st Airborne Division


1st Parachute Brigade

Brigade HQ

1st Parachute Battalion

2nd Parachute Battalion

3rd Parachute Battalion

1st Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

1st Parachute Squadron, RE

16 Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


4th Parachute Brigade

Brigade HQ

156 Parachute Battalion

10th Parachute Battalion

11th Parachute Battalion

2nd (Oban) Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

4th Parachute Squadron, RE

133 Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


1st Airlanding Brigade

Brigade HQ

1st Battalion The Border Regiment

2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment

7th (Galloway) Battalion The King's Own Scottish Borderers

181 Airlanding Field Ambulance, RAMC


Divisional Units

1st Airlanding Light Regiment, RA

1 Forward (Airborne) Observation Unit, RA

1st Airborne Divisional Signals

1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron

21st Independent Parachute Company

9th (Airborne) Field Company, RE

261 (Airborne) Field Park Company, RE

250 (Airborne) Light Composite Company, RASC

253 (Airborne) Composite Company, RASC

1st (Airborne) Divisional Ordnance Field Park, RAOC

1st (Airborne) Divisional Workshops, REME

1st (Airborne) Divisional Provost Company, CMP

89th (Parachute) Field Security Section, Intelligence Corps


Attached Units


The Glider Pilot Regiment

Dutch Liaison Mission - No.2 (Dutch) Troop of No.10 (Inter-Allied) Commando

6080 and 6341 Light Warning Units, RAF

Jedburgh Team


1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Group


Brigade HQ

1st Battalion

2nd Battalion

3rd Battalion

Anti-Tank Battery

Engineer Company

Signals Company

Medical Company

Transport and Supply Company


Royal Air Force


Members of RASC Air Despatch units who were killed in action have been listed with the Squadron to which they were attached. Spaces have been inserted amid specific entries to differentiate between individuals serving on separate aircraft.


Various Squadrons


38 Group


190 Squadron - Stirling

196 Squadron - Stirling

295 Squadron - Stirling

299 Squadron - Stirling

570 Squadron - Stirling

620 Squadron - Stirling


46 Group


48 Squadron - Dakota

233 Squadron - Dakota

271 Squadron - Dakota

437 (RCAF) Squadron - Dakota

512 Squadron - Dakota

575 Squadron - Dakota


United States Army Air Force


Spaces have been inserted amid specific entries to differentiate between individuals serving on separate aircraft.


314th Troop Carrier Group

315th Troop Carrier Group

Various Squadrons




4th Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment

112th Field Regiment, RA

23rd Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers

204 Field Company, RE

Dutch Resistance