ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "Killed in action"



In Memoriam · 08 janvier 2020
Shortly after landing, he died in terrible circumstances at the three-well electricity pylon, on the heights of Les Arcs, near the hamlet of Nouradons, following the orders of his officer who thought he would cut a telephone line. Daniel Fisher will be electrocuted instantly. His charred body will be left behind by his comrades before he is buried in the Draguignan cemetery. Buried : Plot D Row 6 Grave 20, Rhone American Cemetary, Draguignan, France

In Memoriam · 07 janvier 2020
On this morning of 7 January 1945, the men of the 551st parachute battalion were next charged with taking the village of Rochelinval, Belgium, along the Salm River. While victorious in capturing Rochelinval and eliminating the last German bridgehead for over 10 miles (16 km) on the Salm River, the unit was virtually eliminated, having suffered more than 85% casualties. Relieved on 9 January 1945, of the 643 men who entered the battle on 3 January, only 14 Officers and 96 men remained. "Nowhere...

In Memoriam · 25 septembre 2018
Tuée rue nationale d'un éclat dans la tête le 16 Aout 1944.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
WILLIAMS John Rank : Corporal Service number : 4208945 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note from Dough MARKHAM : Whilst parachuting into France, a friend of mine, the Corporal John WILLIAMS had the misfortune to land in a tree where he was shot by the ennemy as he was hanging there. John was only twenty-one years old.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
THOMAS Gwilym John Rank : Corporal Service number : 1202317 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Place of death unknown

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
STEWART Arthur Rank : Lieutenant Service number : Regiment : 4th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the Castle Les Serres. See more... His grave kept the insignia of his first unit, the York and Lancaster Regiment.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
RODGERS Herbert Rank : Lance Serjeant Service number : 2937177 Regiment : 5th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 17, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the german convoy on the road Grasse / Draguignan. See more...

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
STEVENSON Leonard Rank : Private Service number : 5783995 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 17, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the german convoy in the road Grasse / Draguignan. See more...

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
RODGER Robert Rank : Private Service number : 3129916 Regiment : 4th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the Castle Les Serres. See more...

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
O'FLAHERTY Patrick Rank : Private Service number : 5125846 Regiment : 4th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the Castle Les Serres. See more...

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