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Roll Call Lance Corporal James A Davies – 21 September 1944

James Arthur Davies, son of John Bannister and Lily Davies, of Birkenhead, he enlisted into the Royal Artillery and volunteered for airborne forces.

Lance Corporal Davies successfully completed his parachute training and was posted to S Company, The 10th Parachute Battalion. He took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).

L/Cpl Davies was in a house on Utrechtseweg at Oosterbeek when he was killed by a wall which came down, aged 24. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Groesbeek Memorial.

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By Rod Gibson

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