Jack Watkins

jack watkins

1923 – 2008
Matricule : 6025766

He was one of Lieutenant Smythe’s men who were transported by glider. The towrope of the glider broke and they had to land at Odiham airfield in England. They arrived by glider on the evening of 6 June. He took up position at the Mesnil crossroads before joining the battalion at the Château de St Côme. He then took part in the various battles throughout the Normandy Campaign.