Lieutenant John T M MacFadden

04 Oct 1944

John Terence Moore MacFadden from Belfast was the son of Dr. Arthur William James MacFadden, C.B., M.B., and Alice B. MacFadden.

Lieutenant MacFadden successfully completed his parachute training on the 23 September 1942.

He was then posted to 9 Platoon, T Company, 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles. 

Lt MacFadden later transferred to the 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment and was wounded in action at Arnhem probably on the night of17/18 September. After becoming a Prisoner of War, he was sent to Stalag XIB at Fallingbostel.

Lt MacFadden died of Polio whilst being held as a PoW and is now buried in Hanover War Cemetery, Germany.


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