Walter Landon, Pte.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Richard and Marie Gertrude Lewy-Lingen, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 14623912
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 21st Independent Parachute Company
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near Schoonoord Hotel
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 6-B-9
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Pte. Walter Lewy-Lingen served as Lou Landon because he was Jewish. He was a chemistry student before joining 93 Pioneer Corps and later the Paras. Fought in North Africa and Italy before Arnhem. He was posthumous awarded with a Certificate of Gallantry for crawling out in full view of the enemy and silencing a German canon with a PIAT beeing mortally wounded during this action.

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Walter Landon, Pte.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Richard and Marie Gertrude Lewy-Lingen, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 14623912
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 21st Independent Parachute Company
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near Schoonoord Hotel
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 6-B-9
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Pte. Walter Lewy-Lingen served as Lou Landon because he was Jewish. He was a chemistry student before joining 93 Pioneer Corps and later the Paras. Fought in North Africa and Italy before Arnhem. He was posthumous awarded with a Certificate of Gallantry for crawling out in full view of the enemy and silencing a German canon with a PIAT beeing mortally wounded during this action.

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