Stanley Pendrigh was the son of John and Annie Pendrigh, of Kirkpatrick, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire. He enlisted into The King’s Own Scottish Borderers and volunteered for airborne forces.
Lance Sergeant Pendrigh successfully completed his glider training and was posted to HQ (Signals), 7th (Airborne) Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).
L/Sgt Pendrigh was killed in action on 25 September 1944, aged 26, and was given a field burial 100 yards north of the Hartenstein Hotel, Oosterbeek, and was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 28 August 1945.
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