John West, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. West, Shotton Colliery, Co. Durham, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 2329894
Rank Sgt.
Function Co. Pilot Horsa Cn. 124
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron C Squadron
Unit / Group 1st Wing
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Glider Pilot Regiment
Death information
Died when 19/20-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Near Johannahoeve
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 3-D-19
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

John West enlisted in September 1939 and transfered to the Airborne Division to train as glider pilot. Operation Market Garden was the one and only time he left England.

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John West, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. West, Shotton Colliery, Co. Durham, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 2329894
Rank Sgt.
Function Co. Pilot Horsa Cn. 124
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron C Squadron
Unit / Group 1st Wing
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Glider Pilot Regiment
Death information
Died when 19/20-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Near Johannahoeve
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 3-D-19
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

John West enlisted in September 1939 and transfered to the Airborne Division to train as glider pilot. Operation Market Garden was the one and only time he left England.

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