Leading Aircraftman Roffer J Eden

20 Sep 1944

Roffer James Eden was the husband of Annie Eden, of Victoria, London. He enlisted in the Royal Airforce Volunteer Reserve.

Leading Aircraftman Eden was a member of 6080 Light Warning Unit, Radar Detachment, Royal Air Force. He was given some glider training and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).

LAC Eden landed by glider near Randwijk on 18 September 1944, he was killed in action near the Hartenstein Hotel on 20 September 1944, aged 31, and was given a field burial 100 yards west of the building. He was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 10 September 1945.

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By Rod Gibson

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Service History

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    Radar Operator RAF (Leading Aircraftman)

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