1st Airlanding Brigade Headquarters

1st Airlanding Brigade Headquarters went into to battle with 69 men, 12 were killed, 2 of them are missing since.

Name: BARLOW, Hilard Nelson

Rank: Colonel

Age: ?

No. 34606

Unit: Second in Command

Missing since:19-09-1944

Next of Kin: Lymington, Hampshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 1

KIA Information: Reported to have been killed by a mortar bomb, together with his Batman at the Utrechtseweg-Onderlangs. Colonel Barlow recieved a direct hit.

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Years later his damaged cigarette case was found by a civilian in Arnhem

Name: BLATCH, Stuart Leslie

Rank: Captain

Age: 23

No. 217301

Unit: Signal Officer

Missing since:20-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of  Sir William Bernard Blatch and Lady Blatch, of Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 2

KIA Information: Killed at 1st Airlanding Brigade HQ, at Sandersweg-Pieterbergseweg, Oosterbeek.

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