Percy Louis, Capt.
Personal information
Age 29
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 112068
Rank Capt.
Function attached HQ 1st Airborne Corps
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Unknown
Unit / Group 133 Parachute Field Ambulance
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Decoration
MiD
Death information
Died when 24/25-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot River Rhine
Map reference Unknown
Burial Location No known grave
Grave number Unknown
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Capt. Louis volunteered to cross from the south side of the Rhine to the besieged troops in Oosterbeek by assault boat with his CO under a Red Cross flag. Was captured then released to return to south bank. That night he returned with the 4th Dorsets in an attack to get more supplies through. There is evidence that Capt. Louis drowned trying to swim the Rhine during the night crossing (24/25 Sept.) back for more medical supplies.

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Percy Louis, Capt.
Personal information
Age 29
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 112068
Rank Capt.
Function attached HQ 1st Airborne Corps
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Unknown
Unit / Group 133 Parachute Field Ambulance
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Decoration
MiD
Death information
Died when 24/25-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot River Rhine
Map reference Unknown
Burial Location No known grave
Grave number Unknown
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Capt. Louis volunteered to cross from the south side of the Rhine to the besieged troops in Oosterbeek by assault boat with his CO under a Red Cross flag. Was captured then released to return to south bank. That night he returned with the 4th Dorsets in an attack to get more supplies through. There is evidence that Capt. Louis drowned trying to swim the Rhine during the night crossing (24/25 Sept.) back for more medical supplies.

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