Lance Corporal Thomas J W Bryson

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21 Sep 1944

Lance Corporal Thomas John William Bryson was the son of George and Isabel Bryson, and husband of Gwendoline Bryson, of North Kensington, London. He served with 1st Battalion, Border Regiment (Airborne) and took part in the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden.

L/Cpl Bryson was the Company Jeep Driver and was killed during skirmishes in the western approaches to Arnhem on the fourth day of the Battle when a Mortar bomb exploded in the side of the slit trench he was sheltering in.

Lance Corporal Bryson died on 21 September 1944, aged 28 years old. He is now buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem.


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