Corporal Frederick L. Davies volunteered for the airborne forces after having previously served with The Royal Artillery.
Was was parachute jump trained at RAF Ringway on Course 97. This Course ran from 3 to 15 January 1944. He was then posted to 13 Para Bn.
His Parachute Jump Instructor noted this about Fredericks performance: "Average-confident-good example"
It is believed by his family, that he was part of the deployment to liberate Pegasus Bridge. They were told he landed on a house - and in the process of this, lost his weapon. But still managed to proceed.
Frederick joined the Reserves 29 July 1946.