Private James T Kearns

19 Aug 1922 -

James Thomas Kearns enlisted into The Royal Welch Fusiliers before volunteering for airborne forces.

He qualified as a military parachutist on course 21/22 in August 1942 and joined the 1st Parachute Battalion.

Pte Kearns deployed to North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Arnhem, where he served as No 1 on a Bren Gun in 3 Platoon, R Company. He was later taken as a PoW and sent to Stalag 12A at Limburg, Germany.

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James  T Kearns

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  •  James Kearns newly enlisted in Royal Welch Fusilers, date unknown.

    James Kearns newly enlisted in Royal Welch Fusilers, date unknown.

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