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Rededication Service in Netherlands

26 August 2016

A Rededication Service for six soldiers of The Border Regiment, killed in September 1944 during Operation Market Garden, will take place on Wednesday 14 September 2016 at 11:00am at Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery.

The names of the soldiers being commemorated are:

Corporal Jack Carr

Corporal Thomas Edgar

Lance Corporal Raymond Halliday

Private Thomas Edward Stanley

Private Harry Vasey

Private George Wilson

Following a media appeal several members of his family have come forward and will be attending the ceremony on 14 Sept. The rededication of these headstones will be presided over by The Duke of Lancaster’s Regimental Chaplain, The Reverend Simon Bloxam-Rose.

The service has been organised by the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre and will be attending by British Defence staff, regimental representatives and local dignitaries.