Corporal T. R H Longman

06 Jun 1944

T Longman was attached to the 8th (Midlands) Parachute Battalion from the Royal Army Medical Corps. Corporal Longman attended parachute training course number 73 at RAF Ringway between 19-29 July 1943. His course report stated that he 'worked well as No 10'.

Cpl Longman was posted to HQ Company, 8th (Midlands) Parachute Battalion and took part in the D-Day landings to Normandy on 5-6 June 1944.

Cpl Longman died on 6 June 1944, aged 23 years old. He is now buried at Ranville War Cemetery, Normandy.


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T. R H Longman

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