Lieutenant Aubrey R Carden

08 Jan 1945

Aubrey Reginald Carden, son of Reginald and Elsie Carden, of Lindfield, Sussex, was commissioned into The Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry and volunteered for airborne forces.

Lt Carden successfully completed Glider training and was posted to 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. He took part in the 6th Airborne Division response to the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes, during the winter of 1944-5.

Lt Carden was killed in action on 8 January 1945, aged 25, and buried in Marche Communal Cemetery (Belgium). He was later reinterred in Hotton War Cemetery on 20 June 1947.

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Aubrey R Carden


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