Frederick Dow Gann was the son of Frederick and Amelia Robertson Gann, of West London; husband of Dorothy Violet (Kemp) Gann. He was commissioned in the Royal Ulster Rifles and volunteered for airborne forces.
Captain Gann successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles and took part in Operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).
Capt Gann was killed in action on 24 March 1945, aged 37, and was given a field burial at Hamminkeln, Germany and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery on 16 April 1947.
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