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David Samuel Anthony Lord
Birth: Oct. 18, 1913
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Sep. 19, 1944
Gelderland, Netherlands

World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Cork, Southern Ireland, he served as a Flight Lieutenant in the 271 Squadron, 46 Group, Royal Air Force. On September 19, 1944, during the Battle of Arnhem, Netherlands, men of the 1st Airborne Division were in desperate need of supplies. Flight Lieutenant Lord, flying a Dakota KG374 through intense German anti-aircraft fire was hit twice and had one engine on fire. He managed to drop his supplies, but at the end of the run found that there were still two containers left. Although he knew that one of his wings might collapse at any moment he nevertheless made a second run to drop the last supplies, then ordered his crew to bail out. A few seconds later the his Dakota crashed in flames and he was killed. For most prestigious gallantry, he was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Victoria Cross on November 13, 1945. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery
Renkum Municipality
Gelderland, Netherlands
Plot: 4.B.5.
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Oct 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8016370
David Samuel Anthony Lord
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- Jim
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Rest In Peace David Samuel Anthony Lord. Never forgotten!
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 Added: Feb. 1, 2015
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