Private Brian H Norledge

18 Sep 1944

Brian Helford Norledge was the son of Reverend Arthur and Gladys Norledge, of London. He enlisted in the Royal Armoured Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.

Private Norledge successfully completed his glider training and was posted to 7th (Airborne) Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).

Pte Norledge was killed in action on 18 September 1944, aged 21, and was given a field burial behind a house on Amsterdamseweg, in the La Cabine pumping station area, Oosterbeek and was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 3 December 1945.

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