John Bretherton  

Servicenumber : 2196447
Rank : Sapper
Regiment : Royal Engineers
Unit : 1st Parachute Squadron
Date of Death : 20-09-1944
Age : 27
Grave : Plot 15. Row C. Grave 8. 
John Bretherton was a son of James and Ellen Bretherton. He was married to Patricia Eve Bretherton of Amesbury, Wiltshire.
He served with A Troop.
According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011) Bretherton was killed in the Van Limburg Stirum School at Arnhem, next to the road bridge. He was given a field burial in the Moscowa General Cemetery at Arnhem.
Picture: 28-09-2014
The hearts
That always loved you
Are the hearts
that never forget
 
Sources: CWGC website and Roll of Honour

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