Private John Reay

04 Jan 1945

Private John Reay, son of John and Margaret Reay and  husband of Annie Reay, of Leeds, Yorkshire, served with D Company, The 5th (Scottish) Parachute Battalion.

He undertook parachute jump course 30 which ran at RAF Ringway from 5 to 13 October 1942.

Pte Reay served in Italy and on Operation Manna in Greece.

He died on 4 January 1945 and is now buried in Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

Grave image by Dave Finch.

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John  Reay


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