Read More Service History Date not known 4th Parachute Squadron RE (Sapper) Operations Event Arnhem (Operation Market Garden) 1st Allied Airborne Corps, which included the American 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions, was tasked to secure the main canal and river crossings between Eindhoven and Arnhem. Share Share on FacebookTweet this on Twitter Group photos_1 Enlarge Details Group photograph of Arnhem veterans from 2 and 3 Troops, 4th Para Sqn RE 1 Image Buy Prints Video clips_3 Eric Richards discusses landing under fire at Arnhem Eric Richards speaks of the confusion at Arnhem Eric Richards describes the offensive spirit during training at Hardwick Hall Photos_1 Eric Richard describes the training for D-Day and inter-divisional rivalry View all media Add content to this article Latest Comments Nick Rea said: I knew Eric, he was a great man. He shared the stories of his experiences with me for which I will be eternally grateful. He was a hero who was very modest about his contribution to the war. Eric passed away on the 20th of July 2020 peacefully at home. Add your comment Add Comment In order to add comments you must be registered with ParaData. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. If you are not currently a ParaData member but wish to get involved please register.