Corporal Thomas Langhorn

22 Sep 1944

Thomas Langhorn, son of John and Jane Langhorn and husband of Margaret Langhorn, of Kendal, Westmorland, enlisted in the Border Regiment and volunteered for airborne forces.

Corporal Langhorn successfully completed Glider training and was posted to 22 Platoon, D Company 1st (Airborne) Battalion the Border Regiment. He took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem) as Section Commander.

Cpl Langhorn was killed in action on 22 September 1944, aged 29. He was originally given a field burial at the edge of the Hemelse Berg and Oorsprong estates and was reinterred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 3 September 1945.

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