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(later Warrant Officer II)
24 November 1924 Northwich, Cheshire
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE.
British Army on the Rhine BAOR.
Joined the Army as a boy soldier.
Ringway Parachute Training course 76.
In No.1 Troop for D-day drop.
Served in France, Belgium, Germany,
Then redeployed to 3 Para for service in Java, Singapore, Malasia and Palestine.
Later served in BAOR,
Son of Arthur Ikin (1922-1972) and Edith Olive Bramhall (1897-1990) who were married in 1922 in Northwich.
Brother of Elizabeth, George, Alec, Margaret and Samuel Ikin.
Father of two sons Arnold and Angelo and a daughter Christine.
Career Soldier for 25 years.
1950 Christa Classen
14 December 2017
Cemetery / Memorial:
2017 - awarded the Legion d'Honneur as a veteran of D-Day & Normandy Invasion.
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