Brian Daly enlisted on the 15 March 1940, possibly into a Cavalry or Yeomanry Regiment.
By 1943 he was serving in the Royal Army Service Corps and this is when he volunteered for Airborne Forces.
He was on parachute course 86, at RAF Ringway, 4 – 19 October 1943. Upon the completion of this course he was posted to the Holding wing at Hardwick Hall, near Chesterfield.
He was killed carrying out a balloon descent on the 27 December 1943, at the Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment, Sherburn in Elmet.
He is buried in Coventry Cemetery.
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