Lance Corporal Roy C Hyatt

{ One of "The Borstal Boys!" }

10 Oct 1925 - 09 May 2000

  • France and Germany Star medal
  • General Service Medal (to 1962) Clasp medal

Roy Cedric Hyatt served with The South Staffordshire Regiment before transferring to the Army Air Corps (Paras) and  qualified as a military parachutist on Course 128 which ran at RAF Ringway from 7 to 20 August 1944.

He later served with the Anti-Tank Pl, HQ Coy, 8th Parachute Bn, 3rd Parachute Brigade, 6 Airborne Div and deployed with the battalion to North West Europe for the Ardennes, Rhine Crossing and the subsequent Advance to the Baltic. 

L/Cpl Hyatt went on to serve for two years in Palestine with the 8th Battalion prior to demobilisation in December 1947.

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