This section lists the names and details of those men of the 1st Airborne Division and their attached units who lost their lives in Sicily. The lists are not yet complete, so if you can help fill in the blanks, or if you can spot any inaccuracies, please let me know by writing to


My thanks to Bob Hilton for the details in this section.


1st Airborne Division


Divisional Headquarters


1st Parachute Brigade

1st Parachute Battalion

2nd Parachute Battalion

3rd Parachute Battalion

1st Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

1st Parachute Squadron, RE

16th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


1st Airlanding Brigade

Brigade Headquarters

1st Battalion The Border Regiment

2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment

181 Airlanding Field Ambulance, RAMC


Divisional Units

1st Airborne Divisional Signals

9th Field Company, RE

21st Independent Parachute Company


Attached Units

1st Battalion The Glider Pilot Regiment