Lieutenant Betram Frederick Horwood, Age 21, No.295436, C Company, Platoon Commander

Lieutenant Betram Horwood (P. Reinders)
Lieutenant Betram Horwood (P. Reinders)

Blerick/Maas river

Bertram Frederick Horwood, was born in Haslemere, son of Arthur and Emily Annie Horwood.

 

Lieutenant Horwood  went missing on 06-02-1945, after having crossed the Maas river from Blerick to Venlo in the night of 04-02-1945 for a 24hrs patrol in to Venlo, together with Private R.Ayliffe. Both men didn't returned, Private R Ayliffe was not killed, so he was either taken Prisoner of War, or later returned across the river.

Lieutenant Horwood is missing since.

2019 Blerick-Venlo crossing area
2019 Blerick-Venlo crossing area

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Grave 16.F.8
Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Grave 16.F.8

Case

Case forwarded in January 2007.

Used sources:

 

War Dairy

National Archives,Kew

 

 

 

Persons:

Mrs D. Horwood

 


Outcome

Case out come: June 2009.

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