Benjamin Bliss, Pte.
Personal information
Age Unknown
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 14397305
Rank Pte.
Function Medical orderly (att. B Company)
Platoon / Troop / Flight Company HQ
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 2nd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment (Royal Army Medical Corps)
Death information
Died when 19-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Near Road Bridge
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 19-A-10
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Pte. Benjamin Bliss was killed in front of a few houses on the Marktstraat, just west of the road bridge. He went out into the open street with a fellow orderly (Desmond Davies) and a stretcher to attempt to help a wounded German soldier who lay in the street. He was shot and killed before he could reach the wounded man.

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Benjamin Bliss, Pte.
Personal information
Age Unknown
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 14397305
Rank Pte.
Function Medical orderly (att. B Company)
Platoon / Troop / Flight Company HQ
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 2nd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment (Royal Army Medical Corps)
Death information
Died when 19-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Near Road Bridge
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 19-A-10
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Pte. Benjamin Bliss was killed in front of a few houses on the Marktstraat, just west of the road bridge. He went out into the open street with a fellow orderly (Desmond Davies) and a stretcher to attempt to help a wounded German soldier who lay in the street. He was shot and killed before he could reach the wounded man.

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