Lieutenant John L Bromley

04 Dec 1918 - 06 Jun 1944

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.

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