Albert Cyril Bones was born and lived in Romford, Essex, he enlisted in the General Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.
Private Bones successfully completed glider training and was posted to 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry and took part in operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).
Pte Bones was killed in action on 24 March 1945, aged 20, and was given a field burial at Hamminkeln and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery on 16 April 1947.
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