Corporal Alfred W J Pescodd

20 Sep 1944

Alfred William James Pescodd, son of Walter and Nora Pescodd, of Kessock, Inverness-shire, he enlisted into the Royal Army Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.

Driver Pescodd successfully completed Glider training and was posted to 63 (Airborne) Composite Company, Royal Army Service Corps. He took part in the Battle of Arnhem, Operation Market Garden.

Dvr Pescodd was killed in action on 20 September 1944, aged 38, and was given a field burial in Reet, Holland. He was re-interred to Jonkerbos War Cemetery on 21 May 1947.

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