1st Forward Observer Unit

1st Foward Observer Unit went into to battle with  men,73 were killed, 3 of them are missing since.

Name: BUCHANAN, Henry Sydney

Rank: Captain

Age: 30

No. 276993

Unit: Attached 2nd Parachute Battalion

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Emily Buchanan, of Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Son of  Mr and Mrs A. Buchanan.

Groesbeek Panel: 1

KIA Information: Known to have been killed by enemy shell fire near Arnhem road bridge.


Name: HIGGINSON, Harry

Rank: Gunner

Age: 20

No. 14512612

Unit: Attached 1st Border Regiment

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Walter and Charlotte Higginson, stepson of Katherine J. Higginson , of Douglas, Isle of man.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

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


Name: MAHY, William John

Rank: Bombardier

Age: 26

No. 856134

Unit: HQ

Missing since:23-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Mr and Mrs E. Mahy, of St. Andrew, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Groesbeek Panel: 2

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

 

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