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Lieutenant, 109882, Gordon Harry O'Brien-Hitching

13th Battalion The Parachute Regiment AAC - 2/4th Battalion The South Lancashire Regiment
Died: 12 July 1944Age: 24
Cemetery: Bayeux Memorial, Calvados, France
Notes: Son of Capt. J. O'Brien-Hitching, M.C., & Else O'Brien-Hitching. Wounded leading a patrol on 12 Jul, was taken prisoner, his body was never found.

Further information may be found in the personal record held by the Commonwealth War Graves Commision.

This photograph was supplied by Bern and Fay Robins in the memory of The Parachute Regiment and family members Thomas Thresher and Charles Rutherford McIlhargey. It is supplied on the understanding it is not sold or used for gain. Any person wishing to make a donation to the AIRBORNE ASSAULT NORMANDY (a trust to preserve the history of 6th Airborne Divisions Assault into Normandy) may do so by sending donations to: Regimental Headquarters, The Parachute Regiment, Browning Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2BU.