Alexander P.H. Waddy, Maj.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Capt. Alexander Harry Waddy, and of Dorothy Latham Waddy, Bransgore, Hampshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 95501
Rank Maj.
Function C.O. B Company
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 3rd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment (Royal Berkshire Regiment)
Death information
Died when 18-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near Utrechtseweg 148
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 27-C-4
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

According to the account of Liaison Officer Lt. H.S. Dean (DCM), Maj. Waddy personally placed a Gammon Bomb on the side of a tank and while doing so he was killed by a friendly mortar bomb.

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Alexander P.H. Waddy, Maj.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Capt. Alexander Harry Waddy, and of Dorothy Latham Waddy, Bransgore, Hampshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 95501
Rank Maj.
Function C.O. B Company
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 3rd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment (Royal Berkshire Regiment)
Death information
Died when 18-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near Utrechtseweg 148
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 27-C-4
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

According to the account of Liaison Officer Lt. H.S. Dean (DCM), Maj. Waddy personally placed a Gammon Bomb on the side of a tank and while doing so he was killed by a friendly mortar bomb.

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