10th Parachute Battalion

10th Parachute Battalion went into to battle with 582 men, 93 were killed, 28 of them are missing since.

Name: BENNETT, Frank  William Charles

Rank: Sergeant

Age: 29

No. 4973455

Unit: 4th Platoon, A Company

Missing since:18-09-1944

Next of Kin: Battersley.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: No specific information is known about his death.

 

 


Name: VERHOEFF, Anthony  William

Rank: Lance-Corporal

Age: 19

No. 14688322

Unit: A Company

Missing since:18-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Anthony and Alida Verhoeff, of Golders Green, Middlesex.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: No specific information is known about his death.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: FIFIELD, William

Rank: Private

Age: 19

No. 14640112

Unit: 10th Platoon B Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Hector McDonald and Selby Fifield, of Cwmdu, Swansea.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: No specific information is known about his death.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: HILL, Robert

Rank: Private

Age: 25

No. 5338703

Unit: B Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Alice Florence Hill, of Islington, London.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: No specific information is known about his death.

 

 

 

 

 


Name: KINCAID, Peter

Rank: Sergeant

Age: 23

No. 6460525

Unit: Inttl Section HQ Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: London.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the Johannahoeve area.

 

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Name: HORSFALL, Cedric Michael

Rank: Captain

Age: 26

No. 93320

Unit:  D Company Commander

Missing since:20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Sir J Donald JR ,2nd Bt and of Lady Horsfall (nee Musgrove), of Glusburn, Yorkshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been wounded in the Bilderberg  area by German MMG fire when trying to get into the Perimeter.

 

Brown Hair

 

Believed to be the unknown officer, buried in grave 24.B.3 Arnhem-Oosterbeek War Cemetery


Name: DAVIS, James Arthur

Rank: Lance-Corporal

Age: 24

No. 113`1397

Unit: S Company

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of John Bannister and Lily Davies, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in a house on the Utrechtseweg when he was killed by a wall which came down.

 

 

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Name: TALBOT, Graham James

Rank: Private

Age: 20

No. 14219436

Unit: 18th Platoon D Company

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Blodwen Talbot, of Hafod, Swansea.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information:Last seen in or near the so called Hollow on the Valkenburglaan.

 

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Name: ORMEROD, Albert

Rank: Private

Age: 23

No. 11051708

Unit: A Company

Missing since:23-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Emmanuel and Margaret Ormerod, of Blackburn, Lancashire.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information:Last seen in the Polish landingzone area.

 

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National Archive Record WO 361/625


Name: LOWMAN, Charles Frank

Rank: Sergeant

Age: 27

No. 6403388

Unit: 5th Platoon A Company

Missing since:01-11-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Charles Frederick and Daisy Lowman, of Upton Park, Essex.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information:Believed to have died in Stalag VIIIC, Sagan, Poland.

 

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National Archive Record WO 361/625

Name: BURKE, Joseph

Rank: Private

Age: 23

No. 5781130

Unit: Anti Tank Platoon S Company

Missing since:18-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of James Bergin, of Cabra, Dublin, Ireland.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been killed on Landingzone Z, probably by a sniper.


Name: PARTINGTON, George Edward

Rank: Corporal

Age: 28

No. 7263071

Unit: RAMC attached to the Battalion

Missing since:18/20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Very Beryl Partington, of North Harrow.

Son of Henry and Margaret Nisbet Partington.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Believed to have been killed in on Ginkel Heath.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: GARNETT, Thomas

Rank: Private

Age: 25

No. 3654847

Unit: Anti Tank Platoon S Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Olive Garnett, of Stockton Heath, Cheshire

Son of Thomas  and Mary Garnett.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Believed to have been killed in the Johannahoeve area.

 

 

National Archive Record WO 361/625


Name: HOLLAND, John

Rank: Private

Age: 19

No. 14413727

Unit: Mortar Platoon S Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Tom and Lydia Holland, of Newbold Moor, Chesterfield.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Killed by a sniper location not known.

 

 

 

 


Name: OLIVER, John William

Rank: Private

Age: 25

No. 4452322

Unit:  D Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Helen Oliver, Glasgow.

Son of J.W. and Alice Winifred Oliver.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Killed by a sniper in the Johannahoeve area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: McKENZIE, David

Rank: Private

Age: 23

No. 2757181

Unit:  Anti Tank Platoon S Company

Missing since:20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Kenneth and Annie McKenzie of , Dundee.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been killed near the junction Amsterdamseweg-Maasbergseweg.

 

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Name: LEWIS, Victor James

Rank: Lance Sergeant

Age: 26

No. 2036333

Unit: 18th Platoon D Company

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Mr and Mrs W.H. Lewis of Carmarthen.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been killed near on the Polish landingzone.

 

Dark brown hair  5.11ft

 

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National Archive Record WO 361/625


Name: BINKS, James  Edward

Rank: Private

Age: 24

No. 997976

Unit: ?

Missing since:22-09-1944

Next of Kin: Liverpool.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Said to have died as a POW.

 

 

 

National Archive Record WO 361/625


Name: HOWARD, John

Rank: Lieutenant

Age: 25

No. 200853

Unit: 5th Platoon Commander                       A Company

Missing since:20-10-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Pamela Howard. Son of Mr E.C. Howard, of Bexhill-on-Sea.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Know have tried to swim the Rhine on 20-10-1944, but failed in doing so, either killed or drowned.

National Archive Record WO 361/625

Name: HOWS, Donald Frank

Rank: Private

Age: 24

No. 6207328

Unit: ?

Missing since:18-09-1944

Next of Kin: Southall.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in on Ginkel Heath.

 

 


Name: GLAZIER, John Charles Joseph

Rank: Sergeant

Age: 34

No. 6397198

Unit: Anti Tank Platoon, S Company

Missing since:18-09-1944

Next of Kin: Hasting, Sussex

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been killed by MMG fire in the Johannahoeve area on 19-09-1944.

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Name: HIGNETT, George

Rank: Private

Age: 22

No. 3773409

Unit: B Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Phyllis Hignett, of middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: No specific information is known about his death.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: KEEN, Denzil Meyer

Rank: Private

Age: 21

No. 6292817

Unit: 4th Platoon A Company

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of John and Elizabeth Keen, of Maida Vale, London.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Know to have been badly wounded (lost a leg), he was laid across the front of the Battalion Commanders jeep to be evacuated to the RAP with it received a direct hit, killing him and some others in the jeep. This happend in the Johannahoeve area.

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Name: NOYE, Gerald Stephen

Rank: Private

Age: 28

No. 5512428

Unit: 4th Platoon A Company

Missing since:19/20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Bognor Regis.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: No specific information known about his death.


Name: PROUDFOOT, George

Rank: Private

Age: 25

No. 3192880

Unit: Headquarters D Company

Missing since:20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Joseph and Jeanie Proudfoot, of Dunragit, Wigtownshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the area of Wolfheze Railway Station.

 

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National Archive Record WO 361/625


Name: MOSS, Edward Brian

Rank: Private

Age: 19

No. 14423707

Unit: Headquarters D Company

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Benjamin snd Winefred Moss, stepson of Jane Moss, of Widnes, Lancashire.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: No specific information is known about his death.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: FARRAGE, Thomas Oysten

Rank: Private

Age: 26

No. 138613

Unit: D Company

Missing since:23-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Robert and Isabella Farrage, of High Spen, Co Durham.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been killed by German MG fire and being buried by his comrades on 19 September 1944.

National Archive Record WO 361/625


Name: McLEAN, James O'Hair

Rank: Private

Age: 27

No. 7375447

Unit: RAMC attd S Company

Missing since:20-10-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Everhilda Mclean, of Goole, Yorkshire.

 Son of James and Maragaret McLean.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Know have tried to swim the Rhine on 20-10-1944, but failed in doing so, either killed or drowned.

 

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