- According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends
of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011) Thomas Barry Brierley was
pilot of Stirling LJ-982. On 21 september the plane took off from
Fairford Airfield on a resupply mission. It was hit by flak and crashed
at about 1545 hrs, 500 metres north of the 'De Slop' farm, one and a
half km south of the river Rhine at Zetten. He was initially buried in
the churchyard of the Vluchtheuvel Church at Zetten.
- According to the author of "Green On!"(Arie-Jan van Hees)
LJ-982 was the lead plane of the third resupply serial arriving in the
Oosterbeek area. After dropping the supplies in the Hartenstein Hotel
area LJ-982 was shot down by German fighters.