Staff Sergeant David G Davies

25 Sep 1944

David Garfield Davies was the son of Daniel and Ruth Davies, of Penclawdd, Glamorgan. He enlisted in the Royal Army Medical Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.

Staff/Sergeant Davies successfully completed parachute training and also Glider Pilot training and was posted to B Squadron, The Glider Pilot Regiment, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).

S/Sgt Davies was killed in action on 25 September 1944, aged 25, and is commemorated on the Groesbeek Memorial to the Missing.

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