Lance Corporal Desmond F Bennett

15 Jun 1916 - 23 Jan 1991

  • Africa Star medal

Desmond completed his parachute training at PTS Kabrit in India, course number 21.

He joined K Section, 2 Coy, 4 Para Brigade, Royal Signals, part of the 1 Airborne Division as a Lance Corporal.

He was taken prison of war during the Battle for the Arnhem bridge in September 1944.



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