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John Ramsden

Servicenumber : 6459670
Rank : Private
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 11th Battalion
Date of Death :
Age :
John Ramsden served with the Royal Fusiliers before he volunteered for the Parachute Regiment. His best friend Frederick Frank Allen, also served with the Royal Fusiliers and together they made the transfer to the Parachute Regiment. John Ramsden married the sister of Allen.
Ramsden was wounded and taken prisoner at or near a railway station in Arnhem or Oosterbeek. 
John Ramsden (sitting) and Frederick Frank Allen
Sources: 'Arnhem Their Final Battle' and M. Silverstein (daughter of John Ramsden)