John W.R. Harris, S/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 28
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 4201321
Rank S/Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight No. 6341 Light Warning Unit
Company / Squadron A Squadron
Unit / Group 1st Wing
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Glider Pilot Regiment
Death information
Died when 18-9-1944
Died where Opheusden
Spot Near railwayline and on the road to Dodewaard
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 4-C-10
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Horsa 'Chalk Number 5003' carried six troops of RAF 6341 Light Warning Unit. Caught in a flak barrage some 8 kilometers south of the intended Landing Zone, the glider was hit and crashed 1 km south of the railway station of Opheusden, along the road to Dodewaard.

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John W.R. Harris, S/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 28
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 4201321
Rank S/Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight No. 6341 Light Warning Unit
Company / Squadron A Squadron
Unit / Group 1st Wing
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Glider Pilot Regiment
Death information
Died when 18-9-1944
Died where Opheusden
Spot Near railwayline and on the road to Dodewaard
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 4-C-10
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Horsa 'Chalk Number 5003' carried six troops of RAF 6341 Light Warning Unit. Caught in a flak barrage some 8 kilometers south of the intended Landing Zone, the glider was hit and crashed 1 km south of the railway station of Opheusden, along the road to Dodewaard.

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