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Dennis Andrews    

Servicenumber : 14311885
Rank : Serjeant
Regiment : The Glider Pilot Regiment, A.A.C.
Unit : 1st Wing
Date of Death : 21-09-1944
Age : 22
Grave : Plot 31. Row A. Grave 10.
Dennis Andrews was a son of John Thomas Andrewd and Esther Andrews of Middlesbrough.
Andrews was a member of B-Squadron. According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011) he was killed when German mortar fire and 'Moaning Minnies' began to rain down on the divisional area. According to the book 'Glider Pilots at Arnhem' (Mike Peters and Luuk Buist) this happened just after 0900 hours. Once the mortar fire had ceased, Andrews was given a field burial behind the Hartenstein Hotel. 
Picture: 23-09-2012
Time may fade and pass away
But thoughts of you
Will always stay.
Mother
 
Picture: 19-09-2016
 
Sources: Website CWGC, 'Glider Pilots at Arnhem' and Roll of Honour

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