John D. Baskeyfield, L/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 22
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 5057916
Rank L/Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Support Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 2nd Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment South Staffordshire Regiment
Decoration
Victoria Cross
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Acacialaan/Benedendorpseweg
Map reference Unknown
Burial Location No known grave
Grave number Unknown
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

L/Sgt. Baskeyfield has no known grave. His inscription is recorded on the Groesbeek memorial. A photo of this inscription can be seen below. A seperate link to his VC award is on the website.

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John D. Baskeyfield, L/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 22
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 5057916
Rank L/Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Support Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 2nd Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment South Staffordshire Regiment
Decoration
Victoria Cross
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Acacialaan/Benedendorpseweg
Map reference Unknown
Burial Location No known grave
Grave number Unknown
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

L/Sgt. Baskeyfield has no known grave. His inscription is recorded on the Groesbeek memorial. A photo of this inscription can be seen below. A seperate link to his VC award is on the website.

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