Frank Victor Wesbury was the son of Frank and Gertrude Wesbury, of Small Heath, Birmingham. He enlisted in the Royal Worcestershire Regiment and volunteered for airborne forces.
Lance Corporal Wesbury successfully completed his parachute training at RAF Ringway on course number 102, from 7 to 18 February 1944. His course report stated "Good, hard working, did well".
He was posted to A Company, 4 Platoon, 156 Battalion, the Parachute Regiment and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).
L/Cpl Wesbury was killed in action on 20 September 1944, aged 19, and was given a field burial in an isolated grave behind Oosterbeek school, near the railway, and was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 29 November 1945.
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