Lieutenant-Colonel Richard TH Lonsdale DSO & Bar, MC

{ Dickie }

27 Dec 1913 - 23 Nov 1988

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Warrant Officer’s & Sergeant’s Mess, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. Melton Mowbray, July 1945.

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Lt-Col Richard Lonsdale lays a wreath at Oosterbeek Cemetery, 1980.

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Lt-Col Richard Lonsdale at Oosterbeek Cemetery, 1980.

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Headstone for Lt Col Dickie Lonsdale DSO & Bar MC, Aldershot Military Cemetery, undated.

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Major Lonsdale accepts a light from Lt Polley after Arnhem, Njimegen 26 September 1944.

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Lt Col Richard Lonsdale DSO & Bar MC, in later life at Oosterbeek.

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Lines of Lonsdale's speech to troops at Oosterbeek church recreated for film 'Theirs Is The Glory'.

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