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Eric Borders

Servicenumber : 3602584
Rank : Private
Regiment : Border Regiment
Unit : 1st (Airborne) Battalion
Date of Death : 20-09-1944
Age : 27
Grave : Plot 17. Row C. Grave 10.
Eric Borders was a son of William Henry and Emily Borders of Stockport, Cheshire. He was married to Nellie Maud Borders of Stockport.
He served with No. 14 Platoon, B Company. He was wounded near Westerbouwing and was taken to the aid post in the house of Kate ter Horst, where he died of his wounds.
Borders was given a field burial in the garden of the Ter Horst family at the Benedendorpsweg in Oosterbeek. He was later reburied at the Airborne Cemetery.  
Picture: 23-09-2012