Lance Corporal Philip C Bingham

07 Jan 1945

Philip Clark Bingham, son of Philip Charles and Dorothy Louise Bingham and husband of Mary Josephine Bingham, of Burgess Hill, Sussex, enlisted into The Royal Scots and volunteered for airborne forces.

Lance Corporal Bingham successfully completed Glider training and was posted to 12 (Airborne) Battalion The Devonshire Regiment.

He took part in the 6th Airborne Division response to the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes, during the winter of 1944-5.

L/Cpl Bingham was killed in action on 7 January 1945, aged 28, and buried in Resteigne (Belgium) temporary burial ground. He was later reinterred in Hotton War Cemetery on 20 May 1947.

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Philip C Bingham


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