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Roll Call Sergeant Eric A Cowan – 26 September 1944

Sergeant Eric Alfred Cowan, son of James Gordon Cowan and Beatrice Elizabeth Cowan, of Langley, Buckinghamshire, served with 2nd Wing, Glider Pilot Regiment. He took part in the glider insertion to the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden.

He died on 26 September 1944, aged 19 years old. He is now buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem.

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

Airborne Forces service history

Glider Pilot Regiment, (Sergeant)

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