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Roll Call Private Cyril Pheasant – 5 November 1944

Private Cyril Pheasant, son of John and Elizabeth Pheasant, of Skelmersdale, Lancashire, served with 1st Parachute Battalion. He took part in the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden.

He died of wounds on 5 November 1944, aged 20 years old. He is now buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem.


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Listed Operations

17/09/1944 – 25/09/1944 Arnhem (Operation Market Garden)

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