Private Gordon E Ainger

09 Dec 1943

Private Gordon Eric Ainger, son of James and Florence Louise Ainger, of Harwich, Essex,  originally enlisted into the RAF before transferring to the Army.

He qualified as a military parachutist on Course 78, which ran at RAF Ringway during August 1943, and was posted to 6th (Royal Welch) Parachute Battalion.

Private Ainger died on 9 December 1943, aged 22 years old, during the Italian campaign and is now buried at Sangro River War Cemetery, near Taranto, Italy.

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Gordon E Ainger

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