This section lists the names and details of those men of the 6th Airborne Division and their attached units who lost their lives in Germany. Information regarding the fatalities of the 6th Guards Tank Brigade, 44th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Scots Greys, 25th Field Regiment, 61st Medium Regiment, 63rd and 257th Anti-Tank Regiment, 146th Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Battery, and 38 and 46 Groups RAF would be much appreciated. Please email if you can help.


My thanks to Stefan Ilsemann and David Woods for the details in this section.


6th Airborne Division


Divisional Headquarters


3rd Parachute Brigade

Brigade HQ

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

8th Parachute Battalion

9th Parachute Battalion

3rd Parachute Squadron, RE

224th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


5th Parachute Brigade

Brigade HQ

7th Parachute Battalion

12th Parachute Battalion

13th Parachute Battalion

591st Parachute Squadron, RE

225th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


6th Airlanding Brigade

Brigade HQ

1st Battalion The Royal Ulster Rifles

2nd Battalion The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

12th Battalion The Devonshire Regiment

195th Airlanding Field Ambulance, RAMC


Divisional Units

53rd (Worcestershire Yeomanry) Airlanding Light Regiment, RA

2nd Airlanding Anti-Tank Regiment, RA

    3rd Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

    4th Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

    6th Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

No.2 Forward Observation Unit (Airborne), RA

6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment

6th Airborne Divisional Signals

22nd Independent Parachute Company

63rd Composite Company, RASC

398th Composite Company, RASC

716th Light Composite Company, RASC

6th (Airborne) Divisional Ordnance Field Park, RAOC

6th (Airborne) Divisional Provost Company, CMP

11th Airlanding Light Aid Detachment, REME


Attached Units

The Glider Pilot Regiment



6th Guards Tank Brigade


4th Battalion The Coldstream Guards

4th Battalion The Grenadier Guards



Attached Units


6th Field Regiment, RA

63rd Anti-Tank Regiment, RA

10th Survey Regiment, RA

15th (Scottish) Reconnaissance Regiment

44th Battalion The Royal Tank Regiment

Inns of Court Regiment