William Kenneth Marfleet

Staff Sergeant William Kenneth Marfleet was the First Pilot & Aircraft Commander in a Horsa glider on D-Day. Telling Staff Sergeant Marfleet’s D-Day 75 story is his nephew, military author Steve Wright. The story also mentions several servicemen who sadly died alongside William on 6 June 1944.

FALLEN HEROES

  • WILLIAM KENNETH MARFLEET

    Army • STAFF SERJEANT

    Glider Pilot Regiment
    1 Wing

    DIED 06 June 1944

    AGE 24

    SERVICE NO. 7537176

  • ALBERT EDWARD DAVIES

    Army • COMPANY QUARTERMASTER SERJEANT

    Parachute Regiment
    9th Battalion

    DIED 06 June 1944

    AGE 32

    SERVICE NO. 6008541

  • WILLIAM SIDNEY

    Army • BOMBARDIER

    Royal Artillery
    4 Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery

    DIED 06 June 1944

    AGE 27

    SERVICE NO. 5126153

  • JOHN WILLIAM LUNN

    Army • DRIVER

    Royal Army Service Corps
    716 (Airborne) Light Composite Company

    DIED 06 June 1944

    AGE 19

    SERVICE NO. T/14427546

  • VICTOR HAINES

    Army • SERJEANT

    Glider Pilot Regiment
    1 Wing

    DIED 06 June 1944

    AGE 25

    SERVICE NO. 1888144

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