Private LA West, Border Regiment
Private Lionel Arthur West, 1st Airbourne Bn, Border Regiment (ON 29-40) Killed 9 July 1943 age 21 in Operation Ladbrooke. This involved gliders but the casualties were very high and he was probably one of those drowned on the approach to Sicily. CASSINO MEMORIAL. Son of Harry (a Warehouseman) and Dorothy West, of Woodthorpe, Nottingham.
Nottingham High Archives.