Sapper Jack Landale was the son of Charles and Ellen Landale, of Charlestown, Hebdon Bridge, Yorkshire.
He enlisted into the Royal Engineers and volunteered for parachute duties during World War II. Sapper Landale qualified as a military parachutist after attending course 58, which ran at RAF Ringway from 29 March to 11 April 1943, and served with 2nd Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers.
Sapper Landale died on 22 September 1944, while stationed in Italy, aged 24 years old, and is now buried at Bari War Cemetery, Italy.
Headstone photograph courtesy of Bob Hilton.
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