John Lee Bromley was the son of Lancelot and Dora Ridgway Bromley and the husband of Sylvia Kathleen Bromley. He was commissioned in the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and volunteered for airborne forces.
Lieutenant Bromley successfully completed glider pilot training and was posted to 1st Wing, The Glider Pilot Regiment. He took part in Operation Overlord (Normandy).
Lt. Bromley was killed in action on 6th June 1944, aged 25, and was given a field burial at Granges, France. He was re-interred to Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France on 1st June 1945.
If you are part of Lt Bromley’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 content to this article' button on the right.
By Rod GibsonRead More