Fred Glover provides a brilliant and at times emotional account of his service with the 9th Parachute Battalion.

Fred Glover

Fred Glover enlisted into The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) in the Second World War and later volunteered for airborne forces while serving as a Lance Corporal.

He qualified on the 6th of August 1943 and was posted to A Company 9th (Essex) Parachute Battalion. Fred fought in Normandy but was captured and taken POW.

This interview gives a great account of his escape and subsequent war in the Rhine.


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