1st Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers

1st Parachute Squadron went into to battle with 143 men, 22 were killed, 9 of them are missing since.

Name: GUERAN, Sidney Frederick

Rank: Sapper

Age: 27

No. 1989425

Unit: B Troop

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Sidney D and Florence May Gueran, of Ramsgate, Kent.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the Van limburg Stirum School near the Arnhem Road bridge.

 

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Name: HAZELWOOD, William Victor

Rank: Corporal

Age: 25

No. 1913439

Unit: A Troop

Missing since:20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Cecilia Amelia Hazelwood, of Edmonton, Middlesex.

Son of William James and Edith Sussannah Hazelwood.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the Van limburg Stirum School near the Arnhem Road bridge.

 

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Name: ROBERTSON, Richard Arnot

Rank: Lieutenant

Age: 22

No. 264567

Unit: A Troop

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Thomas and Alice Robertson, of Fishponds, Bristol.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Most likely died somewhere in Oosterbeek.

 

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Name: GRAY, David

Rank: Sapper

Age: 22

No. 2077436

Unit: B Troop

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin:Donington

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been kiled by a sniper in the Limburg Stirum School near the Arnhem Road bridge.

 

Grave 22.B.18 holds the grave on an unknown soldier which body was found in the ruined school building, however as 4 men were killed in the school and are missing since, it is not sure to say who the soldier is.


Name: NEVILLE, Daniel

Rank: Lance-Corporal

Age: 29

No. 1911650

Unit: B Troop

Missing since:20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Daniel and Mary Neville, of Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the Van limburg Stirum School near the Arnhem Road bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: TAYLOR, Gilbert

Rank: Sapper

Age: 26

No. 1880946

Unit: C Troop

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Mr and Mrs William Taylor, of Cardenden, Fife

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been killed by shrapnel in a trench ,south of the Sonnenberg house.

 

 

 

 

 

Name: HICKS, Terence George

Rank: Sapper

Age: 24

No. 2090980

Unit: B Troop

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Robert Percy and Annie Hicks, of Canton, Cardiff.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been killed by a tank in the Markstraat area, Arnhem.

 

 

 

 

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Name: BROOKS, Thomas

Rank: Sapper

Age: 24

No. 2189799

Unit: C Troop

Missing since:21-09-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Florence Louisa Brooks, of Leigh-on-Sea.

Son of Mr and Mrs J. Brooks.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been killed by mortar fire in the Sonnenberg house area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: HUGHES ,Rowland John

Rank: Sapper

Age: 22

No. 14265731

Unit: C Troop

Missing since:02-04-1945

Next of Kin: Son of John and Mary Hughes, of Llanerchymeed, Anglesey.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Known to have been a POW in Stalag 12A in March 1945.