On the evening of Saturday 27th November 1943 a young American soldier was killed outside Chelmsford Railway Station. He had arrived by train from London and was running to get on an army truck when he slipped or lost his hold, and the vehicle went over him, killing him instantly.

Enquiries with the American Battle Monuments Commission have failed to identify who he was.


Unidentified American Soldier

Killed in road traffic accident in Duke Street, Chelmsford