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Dermod Green Anderson      

Servicenumber : 123868
Rank : Lieutenant
Regiment : The Glider Pilot Regiment
Unit : 1st Wing
Date of Death : 25-09-1944
Age : 29
Grave :
Dermod Green Anderson was a son of John Jarrold Anderson and Mary Pinkerton Anderson. He was married to Caroline Ann Anderson (nee Cook) of Ohey, Watford, Hertfordshire. They married in 1940 in London. 
Anderson was commissioned into the Gloucestershire Regiment on 15 march 1940 as 2nd Lieutenant. On 9 april 1942 he was transferred to the Glider Pilot Regiment.  
Anderson served with No 4 Flight, B Squadron, where he was a section commander. According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011) Anderson is known to have been killed by an enemy shell near his trench. 
Anderson has no known grave. His name is on panel 8 of the Groesbeek Memorial, which commemorates by name more than 1000 soldiers who died during te campaign in north-west Europe between the time of crossing the Seine at the end of August 1944 and the end of the war in Europe, and whose graves are not known.
Sources: Website CWGC, website www.thegazette.co.uk, website www.unithistories.com and 'Glider Pilots at Arnhem'


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