21st Independent Parachute Company

21st Independent Parachute Company went into to battle with 180 men,20 were killed, 5 of them is missing since.

Name: DUNBAR, Thomas Mitchell

Rank: Lance-Corporal

Age: 24

No. 1056391

Unit: 2 Platoon

Missing since:23-09-1944

Next of Kin: Romford

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been wounded in the stomach, believed  to have been in the field hospital in the Paasberg School.

 

 

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Name: HART, John Edward

Rank: Private

Age: 19

No. 14423273

Unit: 1 Platoon

Missing since:25-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Charles and Mary Agnes Hart, of Birkenhead.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been drowned during the night of the withdrawal.

Name: THOMPSON, Ernest Victor

Rank: Sergeant

Age: 25

No. 6847570

Unit: 3 Platoon

Missing since:23-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Ernest James Thompson and Florence Alice Thompson, of Sutton, Suffolk.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the front garden of Stationsweg  No.6.

 

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Name: GYLLENSHIP, William John

Rank: Lance-Corporal

Age: 24

No. 2346776

Unit: 1 Platoon

Missing since:26-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of I.R. Gyllenship, of Coulsdon, Surrey.

Son of Mr and Mrs R. Gyllenship.

Groesbeek Panel: 8

KIA Information: Known to have been drowned during the night of the withdrawal.

Name: BLEICHROEDER, Timothy Alexander (served as Bleach)

Rank: Private

Age: 22

No. 14623928

Unit: 3 Platoon

Missing since:25-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Bernard and Julie Blechroeder.

Groesbeek Panel: 9

KIA Information: Known to have been missing on the night of the withdrawal, said that he would never been taken prisoner.

 

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