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George Seymour Baxter    

Servicenumber : 2597407
Rank : Staff Serjeant
Regiment : The Glider Pilots Regiment
Unit : 2nd Wing
Date of Death : 17-09-1944
Age : 22
Grave : Plot 32. Row B. Grave 4.
George Seymour Baxter was a son of John and Dinah Seymour Baxter of Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Baxter served with C Squadron. On 17 september 1944 Baxter was the first pilot of a Horsa glider (Chalk number 365). He left England from Tarrant Rushton airfield. The Horsa crashlanded and overturned at the landing on Landingzone-Z and Baxter was killed. The Horsa was loaded with 2 jeeps from A Troop of the Reconnaissance Squadron.
Picture: 2-09-2012
At the going down
Of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember
Picture: 10-09-2016
Sources: Website CWGC, Glider Pilots at Arnhem and Roll of Honour


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