Lance Corporal Peter G H W Badger

07 May 1945

Lance Corporal Peter George Henry William Badger, son of William and Doris Mary Badger, of Millhouses, Sheffield, served with 2nd Parachute Battalion.

Lance Corporal Badger  took part in the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden. He was taken prisoner at the end of the fighting at Arnhem Bridge on 20 September 1944. Having survived captivity, upon his release from the POW camp he died in a tragic accident.

Lance Corporal Badger died on 7 May 1945, aged 21 years old and is now buried at Overloon War Cemetery, Holland.

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Peter G H W Badger

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