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Alfred William Decker

Servicenumber : 6015090
Rank : Private
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 3rd Battalion
Date of Death : 18-09-1944
Age : 25
Grave : Plot 19. Row B. Grave 2.
Alfred William Decker was a son of Arnold Frederick and Jane Decker, of Bow, London. He was married to Alice Lilian Decker, of Bow. His grandparents were Jews from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, who emigrated to England in the mid-1800's.
According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 2011) Decker was given a field burial in the Moscowa General Cemetery at Arnhem.
Picture: 10-09-2016
To a young life
Came a sudden end
He died as he lived
Everyone's friend
 
Sources: Website CWGC, website www.marketgarden.com and Roll of Honour

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