Eric Melling, L/Cpl.
Personal information
Age 21
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 3866035
Rank L/Cpl.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 1st Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Border Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Westerbouwing height near Restaurant
Map reference Unknown
Burial Location No known grave
Grave number Unknown
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Killed by machinegun fire whilest attacking a captured Renault tank near the Restaurant on the Westerbouwing height.

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Eric Melling, L/Cpl.
Personal information
Age 21
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 3866035
Rank L/Cpl.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 1st Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Border Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Westerbouwing height near Restaurant
Map reference Unknown
Burial Location No known grave
Grave number Unknown
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Killed by machinegun fire whilest attacking a captured Renault tank near the Restaurant on the Westerbouwing height.

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