Gunner Leonard C Underwood

21 Sep 1944

Gunner Leonard Cornelius Underwood was the son of Leonard Samuel and Elsie May Underwood and husband of Joyce Gwendoline Underwood, of Leicester. He served with 1st Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, Royal Artillery.

He took part in the glider insertion to the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden. He died on 21 September 1944, aged 23 years old. He is now buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem.


If you are part of Gunner Underwood's family and would like to add to this biography, you can send your material to the curator. Alternatively friends or family can submit material by becoming a member of ParaData. For further information about becoming a member please visit our registration page.

Read More

Service History

Leonard C Underwood

Latest Comments

There are currently no comments for this content.

Add your comment