Alan Thomas Bell served with The 9th (Essex) Parachute Battalion.
Captain Bell jumped on Operation Overlord into Normandy on 6 June 1944.
He was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the left thigh in late June 1944. Capt Bell was taken as a Prisoner of War to Stalag 221 (Rennes Military Hospital).
After repatriation he served in Palestine.
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