Stanley E. Watling, Lt.
Personal information
Age 28
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Edward and Ethel Watling, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Husband of Phyllis J. Watling, Overton, Hampshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 301782
Rank Lt.
Function Platoon Commander
Platoon / Troop / Flight 4 Platoon
Company / Squadron A Company
Unit / Group 156 Battalion 4th Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Decoration
British Empire Medal
Death information
Died when 19-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Dreyenseweg area
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 6-B-19
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
War diary Click to view
External reference Click to view
Personal notes

Lt. Watling was killed beside Dreyenseweg in the Lichtenbeek area. He was buried as an unknown Lt. of the Parachute Regiment. He was identified in 1993. See Reference 1, the story of Tonny Gieling for more details on this remarkable example of identification after so many years.

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Stanley E. Watling, Lt.
Personal information
Age 28
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Edward and Ethel Watling, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Husband of Phyllis J. Watling, Overton, Hampshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 301782
Rank Lt.
Function Platoon Commander
Platoon / Troop / Flight 4 Platoon
Company / Squadron A Company
Unit / Group 156 Battalion 4th Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Decoration
British Empire Medal
Death information
Died when 19-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Dreyenseweg area
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 6-B-19
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
War diary Click to view
External reference Click to view
Personal notes

Lt. Watling was killed beside Dreyenseweg in the Lichtenbeek area. He was buried as an unknown Lt. of the Parachute Regiment. He was identified in 1993. See Reference 1, the story of Tonny Gieling for more details on this remarkable example of identification after so many years.

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