Major John Lander, son of John Meads Lander and Jessie Lander, of Chilwell, Nottinghamshire served as Company Commander with 21st Independent Company (Pathfinders).
He died during Operation Husky in Sicily on 13 July 1943, aged 47 years old. He is buried at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.
For further information on his service and life please read the attached documents.
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