Geoffrey Lawson, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Percy Arthur Stuart Lawson and Margaret Lawson. Husband of Elsie Joan Lawson, Winterton, Norfolk, U.K. Father of John Lawson.
Military information
Army Number 5348091
Rank Sgt.
Function Glider Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight 19th Flight
Company / Squadron B 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 Arnhem
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 3-D-18
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
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Sgt. Geoffrey Lawson, second Pilot of Glider chalk No. 342, flew in from Manston Airfield on 17 September. The glider was carrying a 6 pounder anti-tank gun and it\\'s crew of B troop Air Landing Anti-Tank Royal Artillery. He remained with the gun crew who followed 2nd Para to the bridge. Though Sgt. Lawson was listed as beeing killed on 18 September, one of the gunner crew stated that he was with him until the 20th. The additional photo shows Sgt. Lawson laying wounded on a stretcher. The photo was taken on 21 September. He died of his wounds and was buried at Moscowa Cemetery at Arnhem. He was reintered at Oosterbeek War Cemetery.

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Geoffrey Lawson, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Percy Arthur Stuart Lawson and Margaret Lawson. Husband of Elsie Joan Lawson, Winterton, Norfolk, U.K. Father of John Lawson.
Military information
Army Number 5348091
Rank Sgt.
Function Glider Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight 19th Flight
Company / Squadron B 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 Arnhem
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 3-D-18
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Supplemental images
Click to view
Personal notes

Sgt. Geoffrey Lawson, second Pilot of Glider chalk No. 342, flew in from Manston Airfield on 17 September. The glider was carrying a 6 pounder anti-tank gun and it\\'s crew of B troop Air Landing Anti-Tank Royal Artillery. He remained with the gun crew who followed 2nd Para to the bridge. Though Sgt. Lawson was listed as beeing killed on 18 September, one of the gunner crew stated that he was with him until the 20th. The additional photo shows Sgt. Lawson laying wounded on a stretcher. The photo was taken on 21 September. He died of his wounds and was buried at Moscowa Cemetery at Arnhem. He was reintered at Oosterbeek War Cemetery.

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