George E. McCracken, Pte.
Personal information
Age 29
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of William Stephen and Emiline McCracken; husband of Irene Florence McCracken, Stoke Newington, London, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 7017277
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Support Company
Unit / Group 2nd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 23-9-1944
Died where Brummen
Spot near Post Office
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Enschede, Eastern General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 196
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
External reference Click to view
Personal notes

Pte. McCracken was killed at Brummen while a POW. In the same incident another 5 prioners of war were killed. A commemoration plaque is placed to remember them (photo below).

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George E. McCracken, Pte.
Personal information
Age 29
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of William Stephen and Emiline McCracken; husband of Irene Florence McCracken, Stoke Newington, London, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 7017277
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Support Company
Unit / Group 2nd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 23-9-1944
Died where Brummen
Spot near Post Office
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Enschede, Eastern General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 196
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
External reference Click to view
Personal notes

Pte. McCracken was killed at Brummen while a POW. In the same incident another 5 prioners of war were killed. A commemoration plaque is placed to remember them (photo below).

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