George Henry Ellicock was born in Wakefield and lived in Bradford, he enlisted into The Green Howards and volunteered for airborne forces.
Private Ellicock successfully completed his Glider training and was posted to D Company, 1st (Airborne) Battalion, the Border Regiment. He took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).
Pte Ellicock died on 25 September 1944, aged 21. He is commemorated on the Groesbeek Memorial, for those with no known grave.
If you are part of Pte Ellicock’s family and would like to complete this biography, you can apply to the curator to do so. To do this you will need to become a member of ParaData and select the 'friend or family member' option on the registration form. If you would like to find out more about becoming a member please visit our registration page.
Members of ParaData can submit their material by clicking on the 'add your info' button below.
By Rod GibsonRead More