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Emile Servais Corteil

Servicenumber : 14410713
Rank : Private
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 9th Battalion
Date of Death : 06-06-1944
Age : 19
Grave : Plot IA. Row G. Grave 13.
Emile Servais Corteil was a son of Servais Corteil, and of Jessie Amelia Corteil, of Watford, Hertfordshire. His paratroop dog 'Glen' died at his side and is buried with him.
Corteil served as the dog handler of A Company. 
Picture: 03-05-2016
Had you known our boy
You would have loved him too.
"Glen" his paratroop dog
Was killed with him
Sources: Website CWGC, 'Pegasus 1944, the 6th Airborne from Normandy to the Baltic', website www.paradata.org.uk, 'Orne Bridgehead', 'Red Devils in Normandy', Pegasus Bridge', 'Merville Battery & The Dives Bridges' (Battleground Normandy) and 'Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery' (Battleground Europe).  


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