Private Ivor L Fry

{ Jim }

12 Jun 1944

Ivor Louis Fry was the son of William Thomas and Amy Amelia Fry, of Tytherington, Gloucestershire, he enlisted in the General Service Corps and volunteered for Airborne forces.

Private Fry successfully completed glider training and was posted to 12th (Airborne) Battalion, The Devonshire Regiment, and took part in Operation Overlord (Normandy).

Pte Fry was killed in action on 12 June 1944, aged 19, and was given a field burial in Amfreville and was re-interred to Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France, on 14 June 1945.

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By Rod Gibson

Photo from Cliff Fry

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Pte Ivor (Jim) Fry Photo from Cliff Fry

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