Private Philip A Hulse

03 Oct 1944

Philip Atherton Hulse, son of Philip and Annie Hulse, of Winsford, Cheshire, enlisted into the King’s Regiment and volunteered for airborne forces.

Pte Hulse successfully completed Glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Border Regiment. He took part in the Battle of Arnhem, Operation Market Garden.

Pte Hulse died of wounds in the St Antonius Hospital at Utrecht on 3 October 1944, aged 21, and was buried in Utrecht (Soestbergen) General Cemetery.

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