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Henry James Battrick    

Servicenumber : 14418022
Rank : Private
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 2nd Battalion
Date of Death : 21-09-1944
Age : 26
Grave : Plot 19. Row A. Grave 16.
Henry James Battrick was a son of Frederick Charles and M.E. Battrick of Piddletrenthide, Dorsetshire.
He served with A Company.
According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011) Battrick was shot through the head while he was lying on the Rhine bridge at Arnhem. He was given a field burial at Moscowa General Cemetery at Arnhem.
Picture: 23-09-2012
Sources: Website CWGC and Roll of Honour


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