1st Parachute Brigade Headquarters

1st Parachute Brigade Headquarters went into to battle with 82 men, 7 were killed, 3 of them are missing since.

Name: ROBERTS, Ronald Thomas 

Rank: Private

Age: 20

No. 14421261

Unit: Defence Platoon

Missing since:18-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of William Harfield Roberts, and of Alice Beatrice May

Roberts, of Osterley, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: During a fighting patrol at the Arnhem Bridge area he received a multiple gun shot wound in the chest on 20-09-1944, he had to be leaved behind in a sheltered position under the Northern end of the Arnhem road bridge.

National Archive Record WO 361/647

Name: SHUTTLEWOOD, Reginald Howard

Rank: Private

Age: 25

No.2056064

Unit: Attached

Missing since: 20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Howard and Rachel Elsie Julia Shuttlewood of Woodford Green, Essex.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Last seen underneath the Northern end of the Arnhem road bridge.

Name: DANN, Alfred Victor

Rank: Private

Age: 30

No.14344213

Unit: Defence Platoon

Missing since: 04-10-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Ernest and Clare Dann, husband of Anna Dann

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: On the afternoon of 21-09-1944, he was last seen under the Northern end of the Arnhem road bridge.

 

It is not sure if he died underneath or near the bridge or that he died later as Prisoner of war.

Accordingly his wife came from the Netherlands

National Archive Record WO 361/647