Private Donald Bainbridge

05 Oct 1944

Private Donald Bainbridge, son of Albert Victor and Florence Priscilla Bainbridge, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, served with 1st Parachute Battalion. He took part in the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden.

Initially wounded during the battle, he was treated in Hospital at Jonkerbos, but died of wounds sustained on 5 October 1944, aged 19 years old. He was originally given a field burial in the grounds of Jonkerbosch Boarding School (which was being used as the hospital), before being reinterred later at Jonkerbos War Cemetery, near Nijmegen.

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Donald  Bainbridge

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