Private Eric George Newell served with the 2nd Airborne Battalion, Ox and Bucks Light Infantry and took part in the D-Day landings to Normandy on 5-6 June 1944.
Pte Newell died on 7 June, aged 27 years old. He is now buried at Herouvillette New Communal Cemetery, Herouvillette, near Caen, Normandy.
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By Rebecca Blackburn with information supplied by Bob HiltonRead More