Driver Denis Breading

19 Sep 1944

Denis Breading, son of George Bonner and Mabel Breading; husband of Pamela Breading, of Chelmsford, Essex, enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps and then volunteered for airborne forces.

Driver Breading was posted to 253 (Airborne) Composite Company, Royal Army Service Corps and took part in the operation to resupply the troops at Market Garden (Arnhem).

Dvr Breading was killed in action on 19 September 1944, aged 21. RAF 190 Squadron, Stirling LJ-939, based at Fairford, was hit by flak while on a re-supply mission and came down north of the Bilderberg Hotel at 16.35 h. The 4 fatal casualties were given field burials near the aircraft at Wolfheze. They were reinterred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 28 August 1945.

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