40RM Commando Roll of Honour

The following personnel await confirmation, or otherwise, of Commando service.
Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen. Displaying 1 - 213 of 213

ALEXANDER, John Moir

Marine John Moir Alexander 40 Commando
Marine
PO/X4237
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
 Marine John Alexander was reported missing presumed killed during operations at Dieppe, France. He has no known grave. Son of Margaret Alexander [1][1a].
Extract from the Dundee Courier

ALTRINGHAM, Ronald Leslie

Marine
CH/X 112202
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ronald Altringham died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. Son of Mrs. H. Altringham, of Hackney, London.

Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

ANDREWS, Charles

Marine
PLY/X.1674
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Charles Andrews was reported missing presumed died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Ted and Annie Andrews, of Tilehurst, Berkshire.
 
Sources
CWGC

APPLEBY, William Thompson

Marine
PLY/X 2597
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Appleby was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Herbert Appleby, and of Elizabeth Ellen Appleby, of Spennymoor, Co. Durham.

BAIN, James Sydney

Acting Temporary Company Sergeant Major
PLY/X 746
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Company Sergeant Major James Bain died during operations at Sarande, Albania. Son of David D. and Clara Bain; husband of Phyllis May Florence Bain, of Plymouth, Devon.
 
Sources
CWGC.

BARRINGTON, William Henry

Marine
PLY/X 109107
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Barrington died in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Termoli. Husband of Winifred Elizabeth Barrington, of Wellington, Somerset.

BASHAM, Cyril Edward

Marine
PLY/X 3085
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Cyril Basham was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of J. E. and Alice Hilda Basham, of Fulham, London.

BATES, George Henry

Marine
EX/ 962
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine George Bates died during operations on the enemy held island of Brac, Yugoslavia. Son of William Henry and Ethel Georgina Bates, of Kilburn, Middlesex.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BEESLEY, Jack

Sergeant
CH/X844
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Jack Beesley died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of John Edwin Thomas Beesley and Gertrude Catherine Grace Beesley, of Fowey, Cornwall, England.
 
Sources
CWGC.

BISHOP, Arthur

Marine
PO/X114618
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Buckinghamshire Constabulary
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Arthur Bishop died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Buried at sea.

BLAKE, Albert Henry

Albert Henry Blake
Corporal
PO/X 4970
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Albert Blake died during operations in Italy. He is also listed in the personnel files of the S.O.E. Son of Albert Henry and Jane Blake, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

BLUCK, John Arthur

John Arthur Bluck 40RM Commando
Marine
PO/X/117494
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Bluck died during operations in Italy (Anzio). Son of Percy and Agnes Maud Bluck, of Warrington, Lancashire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BONE, Percy James

Marine
PO/X 101277
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Percy Bone died during operations on the enemy held island of Brac, Yugoslavia. Son of George Albert and Alice Ada Bone, of Palmers Green, Middlesex.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.

BOOTHROYD, Geoffrey

Geoffrey Boothroyd 40RM Commando
Marine
PO/X 3189
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Geoffrey Boothroyd was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Edgar and Mabel Boothroyd of Scar Lane, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield.

BRADLEY, William Joseph

Marine William Joseph Bradley
Marine
PLY/X 3580
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine William Bradley was reported missing presumed died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed.
 
Sources
CWGC.

BREMNER, Alexander

Alexander Bremner 40RM Commando
Marine
CH/X 104278
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Alexander Bremner died during operations in Italy (Lake Comacchio). Son of Robert and Alice Maud Bremner, of Erith, Kent.

BROWN, Jack

Jack Brown 40RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X 109374
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Jack Brown died during operations at Italy (Anzio). He has no known grave. Son of John and Alice Beatrice Brown, of Blurton, Staffordshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

BROWN, Stephen Thomas Frederick

Marine
PLY/X 111140
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Stephen Brown died of wounds at the 97th General Hospital, near Bone, North Africa. He was originally buried in Borgel Cemetery (Military Plot), but was re interred at Medjez-el-Bab Cemetery on 17 August 1944. Son of Stephen and Ada Brown, of Totterdown, Bristol.
 

BRYCE, William

William Bryce 40RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X 107517
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine William Bryce died of wounds at the 2nd Field Hospital which was located at Otok, on Vis Island, Yugoslavia. Son of James and Jessie Leitch Bryce, of Wishaw, Lanarkshire.

BURFITT, Henry Thomas

Marine
CH/X 110667
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Henry Burfitt died during operations at Termoli, Italy. Son of Albert and Lucy Burfitt, of Ogmore Vale, Glamorgan.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/128.
 

BUSTARD, Leslie Mears

Marine
PO/X 113418
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Leslie Bustard died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. Son of Herbert William and Violet Clayton Bustard, of Wallasey, Cheshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/128.

CALLOW, Arthur John

Marine
PLY/X3413
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Arthur Callow died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of Alfred John and Eliza Callow, of Palmers Green, Middlesex.
 
Sources
CWGC.

CAPES, Edward Albert

Lance Corporal
CH/X 103413
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Lance Corporal Edward Capes died in Italy from injuries sustained as a result of a grenade accident.Son of Edward Charles and Elizabeth Capes, of Whitefield, Lancashire; brother of Dorothy.
 
Sources
CWGC.

CATTERALL, John

Marine
PO/X108069
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Catterall died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Catterall; husband of Phyllis Catterall, of Grimsbury, Banbury, Oxfordshire.

Sources
CWGC.

CHAPMAN, Charles Clarence

Marine
EX/ 1169
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Charles Chapman was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. 

Son of Clarence Walter and Irene May Chapman; husband of Joan Ellen Chapman, of Reading, Berkshire.

COCKITT, Herbert

Marine
PLY/X 104331
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Herbert Cockitt died during operations at Anzio, Italy. Son of William and Ellen Cockitt, of Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.

COLBY, Gordon David

Lance Corporal
CH/X 112755
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Gordon Colby died of wounds during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. Son of Robert Herbert Colby and Esther Colby, of Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.

COMYN, Alan Douglas

Captain
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Alan Comyn, commissioned September 1937, died on the 19th August 1942 during operations at Dieppe, France. Husband of Lydia Anne Comyn, of Wychling, Kent.
 
Sources
CWGC.

COOMBES, Peter Lonsdale

Peter Coombes 40 Commando
Marine
CH/X110269
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Peter Coombes died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.

[Image] Gillian Buck, daughter of Mne. James Major 40RM.

COOPER, Brian Arthur

Lieutenant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lieutenant Brian Arthur Cooper died during operations at Termoli, Italy. Son of Albert Edward Valentine and Ethel Celia Cooper, of Croydon, Surrey.

Sources

CWGC.

CORNISH, Arthur Henry

Colour Sergeant
CH/X 1013
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Colour Sergeant Arthur Cornish died on board H.M.H.S. St. David. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Sicily. Son of Arthur and Ethel Rose Cornish, of Leytonstone, London.

DAY, Albert Ernest

Marine
PLY/X 6
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Albert Day died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.
 
Sources
CWGC.

DAY, Reginald

Marine Reginald Day 40 RM Commando
Marine
PO/X 106905
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Reginald Day died at the 66th British General Hospital, Italy, on the 12th April 1945 of wounds inflicted on 11 April 1945 during operations at Lake Comacchio and Argenta, Italy.
Son of William and Bessie Alice Day, of Widnes, Lancashire.

DENMARK, Robert Mclelland

Graves of Marines Wise, Porter, Denmark and Spencer
Marine
PO/X 109616
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Robert Denmark was one of five commandos who died from injuries sustained in the accidental explosion of an ammunition truck in Sicily. He is buried in a collective grave with Marines Albert Wise, Ernest Porter, and Frank Spencer.
 
Sources
CWGC.

DIMARCO, Paul

Colour Sergeant
PO/X 107388
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Colour Sergeant Paul DiMarco died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
An account by Ron Perry of the action

DIXON, David George

Corporal
PLY/X 2699
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal David Dixon was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of George and Elizabeth Dixon, of Skewen, Glamorgan.

DOWSON, Harry

Marine
EX/5685
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Harry Dowson died at 151 Field Ambulance during operations at Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

DUERDEN, Alfred

Corporal
PLY/X 108140
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Alfred Duerden died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of Charles and Frances Duerden; husband of Dorothy Duerden, of Shipley, Yorkshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

DUTTON, Charles Llewellyn

Lieutenant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lieutenant Charles Dutton died during operations on the island of Brac, Yugoslavia. 
Son of Charles Frederick and Dorothy Isabel Dutton, of Purley, Surrey.
His brother Lieutenant Derek Alan Dutton, No 6 Commando, also died in service 14 days later.

EDWARDS, Maurice Albert

Marine
PO/X 4386
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Maurice Edwards was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed.

EPHRAUMS, Michael Jarvis

Captain
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Michael Ephraums MC died during operations at Termoli, Italy. He had previously been awarded the M.C. [2] for gallant and distinguished service whilst commander of 'A' troop at the Pachino Peninsula on the 10th July 1943 [3].
 

EVANS, George Albert

Marine
PO/X 108340
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Evans died of wounds inflicted during operations in Italy.
  • Mentioned in Despatches for outstanding service with the Allied Armies in Italy *.
Sources
CWGC.

EVERALL, Henry John

Corporal
PLY/X 2081
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Henry Everall died during operations at Dieppe, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM/104/130.
 

FALLAS, Robert Scott

Lance Corporal
PO/X 4043
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Robert Fallas died at sea whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel in Sicily. Son of John and Jane Fallas, husband of Margaret Fallas, of Tarbert, Argyllshire.

FANTHAM, Maurice

Mne Maurice Fantham 40RM Commando
Marine
PO/X114817
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Birmingham City Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Maurice Fantham died in Italy on 13 October 1944 from wounds he had received 3 days earlier. A serving Police Officer he had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes.

FARRELL, Robert

Marine
PO/X 2501
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Farrell was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed.

FINCH, Ernest Edward

Sergeant
PLY/X 106278
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Ernest Finch died during operations in Italy.

Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
[3] Registers of Births England Oct/Nov/Dec.1925.

FISHER, James

Corporal
CH/X 105359
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Fisher died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano. He has no known grave. Son of Ernest Joseph and Agnes Julia Fisher, of Plumstead, London.
 
Sources

FISHER, John Charles

Corporal
CH/X 103621
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal John Fisher died at sea in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of Charles and Mildred Fisher, of Tottenham, Middlesex.
 
Source
CWGC.

FISK, George Ernest

Marine
PO/X 315
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine George Fisk was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of James William and Mabel Annie Fisk.

FOSTER, Ronald Thomas

Lance Corporal
CH/X 2825
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Ronald Foster died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

GANNER, James Maurice

Marine
PLY/X 104839
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Ganner died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

GEE, Donald Percy

Marine
EX/1172
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Donald Gee died during operations against the enemy held Dalmatian island of Brac, Yugoslavia (now Croatia).

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

GOODYER-KETTLEY, Frederick Rex

Marine
PLY/X 3095
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Frederick Goodyer-Kettley was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Stephen Percy and Gertrude Ena Elisabeth Goodyer-Kettley, of West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire.

GORRIE, William Young

Marine
CH/X 105950
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Gorrie died in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Lake Comacchio.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

GOTTS, Eric William

Marine
PO/X 2274
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Eric Gotts died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of William Edward Gotts, and of Gertrude Gotts, of Suffield, Norfolk, England.
 
Sources
CWGC.

GRANT-DALTON, Harry Were Foster

Captain
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Harry Grant-Dalton was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Achille Foster Grant Dalton, and of Gladys Grant-Dalton, of Earls Court, London.
 

GREY, Thomas Patrick

Corporal
EX/ 3408
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Thomas Grey died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.
 
Sources
CWGC.

GRIFFIN, Patrick

Marine
CH/X112120
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Patrick Griffin died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

GUINAN, Harry William

Marine
CH/X 3353
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service

Marine Harry Guinan died at the Military Hospital, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HAMSTEAD, Edward Oliver

Marine
CH/X 104537
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Edward Hamstead died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. He had earlier received a Mention in Despatches for outstanding service while operating with the Allied Armies in Italy, rank shown as Marine (Acting Temporary Corporal)*.
 

HARVEY, Leslie George

Lance Corporal
PLY/X 3864
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Leslie Harvey died during operations on the enemy held island of Brac, Yugoslavia.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HASTINGS, Frank Reginald

Lance Corporal
PLY/X 100676
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Frank Hastings died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HAYS, Robert Griffen

Marine
PO/X 113795
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Hays died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. Son of Francis and Elizabeth Griffen Hays, of Barrmill, Ayrshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HEATH, Albert Stuart

Corporal
CH/X 1967
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Albert Heath died at Rouen, France after the Dieppe raid. Son of Charles and Annie Heath; husband Of Glenoes Dorothy Heath, of Wandsworth, London.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

HEBDEN, Richard

Marine
PO/X.4047
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Richard Hebden was reported missing presumed died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of John Edward and Mary Hebden, of Liverpool.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HENDERSON, Alfred Walter

Sergeant
CH/X.1123
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Alfred Henderson was reported missing presumed died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Richard and Ada Louisa Henderson; husband of Evelyn Violet Henderson, of Kentish Town, London.
 

HERYET, George William

Corporal
CH/X 2855
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal George Heryet died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

HILDRETH, Harry Lowe

Marine
PO/X 104141
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Harry Hildreth was reported missing presumed died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Harry and Jenny Hildreth, of Tow Law, Co. Durham.
 

HILL, Bertram Peter

Lieutenant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lieutenant Bertram Hill died during operations in the Dalmatian Islands. His death is reported on the Naval History website as being caused by an explosion. 

HILL, Reginald Hemming

Marine
PLY/X 3235
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Reginald Hill died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. He had been married for less than 10 weeks. Son of Alfred and Eveline Hill; husband of Nellie Hill, of Buckby Wharf, Northants.
 

HOPPER, Norman Charles

Marine
PO/X117193
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Norman Hopper died during a raid on the Island of Brac, Yugoslavia. Initially buried with others on Brac near Nerezische, their remains were later reinterred in a collective grave at Belgrade War Cemetery. Son of Charles Edward and Ethel Bugbird Hopper.

HUBBARD, Geoffrey Robert

Marine
PO/X 116193
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Geoffrey Hubbard died during operations at Vibo-Valentia, southern Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.
 

HUMPHREYS, Harry

Marine
PLY/X.2458
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Harry Humphreys was reported missing presumed died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of John W. and Lizzie Humphreys, of Leicester.
 

HUMPHRIES, Joseph

Marine
CH/X 103795
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Joseph Humphries was taken prisoner in the Dieppe Raid. He was one of a work party at Lamsdorf POW Camp who escaped and were shot. The headstone at his Grave states "Royal Marines" followed by "Commando".

HURST, John

Marine
CH/X 112964
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Hurst died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HUTCHINSON, James

Marine James Hutchinson 40 Commando
Marine
CH/X 2331
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James Hutchinson died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity was torpedoed and sank. Son of John William and Edith Mary Hutchinson, of Gateshead, Co. Durham.
 
Sources

JACKSON, Thomas

Lance Corporal
CH/X 100733
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Thomas Jackson died during operations at Anzio, Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.
 

JAGGARD, Peter

Marine
CH/X 111786
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Peter Jaggard died during operations in Italy.
 
Notes
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in Operation Ferdy at Vibo Valentia, known at the time as Porto San Venere.
 

JAMES, George Henry

Lance Corporal
CH/X 110924
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal George James died at 214 Field Ambulance, Italy. At the time of his death his commando were engaged in operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.

JAMES, Russell Keith

Marine
PO/X 108891
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Russell James died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Percy William and Hilda Jane James.
 
Sources
CWGC.
 

JAY, Francis Hubert

Trooper
305985
40RM Commando
2 Special Service (Commando) Brigade
Royal Horse Guards
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Francis Jay died during an enemy aerial attack against commandos based on the island of Vis. At the time of his death he was a signaller attached to 40RM Commando, 2 Special Service Brigade.

JEFFERS, Michael

Marine
PO/X 105426
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Michael Jeffers, from Fontenoy Street Liverpool, was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of James and Catherine Jeffers, of Liverpool.
 
Sources

JOHNSON, Ronald

Marine
CH/X 109807
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Ronald Johnson died at sea during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. 

JONES, John

Marine
CH/X 2429
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Jones died at 151 Light Field Ambulance, Syracuse, Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

KELLY, John Francis

Marine
CH/X 2555
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Kelly died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of John and Mary Kelly, of Armagh, Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
CWGC.

KENDRICK, Roy

Marine
CH/X 111228
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Roy Kendrick died in Italy from injuries received as a result of a grenade accident.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
 

KENNEY, Howard

Marine
PLY/X 101997
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Howard Kenney died at the 98th General Hospital, Bari, Italy, from accidental stab wounds of the abdomen. Son of George William Kenney and of Minnie Kenney (nee Taylor), of Cosby, Leicestershire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

KILBRIDE, Joseph

Corporal
EX/3726
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Joseph Kilbride died on board the Hospital Carrier St. David during operations at Sicily. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
 

KLINCKE, Edward Sydney

Marine
CH/X 3417
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Edward Klincke died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

LAGOR, Reginald Arthur

Reginald Lagor 40RM Comamndo
Marine
PLY/X 3859
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Reginald Lagor from Leicester died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sank. Son of Frank William and Florence Hilda Lagor, of Leicester. Educated at The Gateway School, Leicester.

LEONARD, Thomas

Marine
EX 3720
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Thomas Leonard died at the Civil Hospital, Corfu, Greece.  3 weeks before his death his Commando were engaged in a successful operation to liberate the island.
 
Sources
CWGC.

LITTLE, William Armstrong

Marine
CH/X 113276
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Little died in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

MACKINSTRY, John

Marine
EX/4156
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Mackinstry died during operations at Dieppe, France. 

Son of Samuel G. Mackinstry and Agnes S. Mackinstry, of Greenock, Renfrewshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

MALCOLM, George

Acting Temporary Company Sergeant Major
PLY/X 639
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Company Sergeant Major George Malcolm died during operations in Italy to cross the River Garigliano. He had been recommended for the Military Medal for his gallantry on the day prior to his death.

MANNERS, James Calvert

Lieutenant Colonel
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Colonel James Manners DSO, Officer Commanding 40RM Commando, died during operations on the enemy held island of Brac, Yugoslavia. He had been Commanding Officer since just after the Dieppe raid and was appointed D.S.O.

MAY, Joseph Coyne

Marine
CH/X 110762
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Joseph May died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of George and Emma May; husband of Edith May.
 
Sources
CWGC.

McDONALD, Norman

Corporal
PO/X 4530
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Norman McDonald died during operations at Dieppe, France. He has no known grave.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM/

MCDOWELL, Ernest

Marine
PO/X 3758
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Ernest McDowell died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Thomas and Harriett McDowell; husband of Hilda McDowell (nee Hepworth), of Horden, Co. Durham.
 

MCKENNA, George

Corporal
EX 3363
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal George McKenna died in Corfu. His Commando were engaged in policing operations there after recently liberating the island. He received a Mention in Despatches for devotion to duty during operations in the Mediterranean theatre covering a period from 1st April to 10th September, 1944.

MOLE, Geoffrey E.

Lance Corporal
6105340
40RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Geoffrey Mole, RAMC attached to 40RM Commando, died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

MOODY, Edwin John

Marine
CH/X 112355
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Edwin Moody died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. Son of Albert Edward and Mary Moody, of Lenham, Kent. Brother of Don, Frank, Dick, and Jimmy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

MORGAN, Henry William

Lance Corporal
CH/X 1618
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Henry Morgan died during operations at Dieppe, France. He has no known grave. Son of William Frank and Annie Mary Morgan, of Cheam, Surrey.
 
Sources
CWGC.

MULVEY, Thomas

Marine
PO/X 105260
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service

Marine Thomas Mulvey was one of five commandos who died from injuries sustained in the accidental explosion of an ammunition truck in S

MUSGROVE, Douglas James

Marine
PO/X4732
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Douglas Musgrove died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

NASH, Alec

Marine
PLY/X 109509
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Alec Nash died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
Births Registered April, May, June 1921 in Clutton, Somerset.

NASH, Thomas

Marine
CH/X 2218
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Thomas Nash died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of Thomas and Ellen Nash, of Fulham, London.
 
Sources
CWGC.

NIGHTINGALE, Joseph

Marine
PO/X 105298
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Joseph Nightingale died during operations at Termoli, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.

NUNN, Sidney Donald

Marine
CH/X 100025
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Sidney Nunn died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel.
Extract from a report in the Essex Newsman - Saturday 02 October 1943

OBORN, Arthur Ray

Marine
PO/X 2308
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Arthur Oborn died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Charles Oborn, and of Gwladys Oborn, of Nantyffyllon, Glamorgan.
 
Sources

OCKWELL, Christopher Thomas

Marine
PO/X104971
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Christopher Ockwell died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/135.

ORMAN, Peter William

Marine
PO/X 107304
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Peter Orman died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of Albert Ernest and Agnes Emma Orman, of Totton, Hampshire, England.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/135.

OVER, Derrick George

Lieutenant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Derrick Over died during operations at Dieppe, France. Son of Dr. William Pigg Over, L.R.C.P., and Marian Josephine Over, of Godalming, Surrey, England.
 
Source
CWGC.
 

PAIN, Leonard James

Marine
CH/X 110765
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Leonard Pain died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/135.

PALMER, John

Marine
PLY/X 3323
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Palmer died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of John Henry Palmer, and of Mary Elizabeth Palmer, of Harrington, Cumberland.
 

PANTER, Howard Denis

Marine Howard Denis Panter
Marine
PO/X 107976
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Howard Denis Panter died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Paul J. J. and Elsie Panter, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
 
Sources

PARKER, Robert Stevenson

Marine
PLY/X 2254
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Robert Parker died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sank. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Parker, of Fallowfield, Manchester.
 
Sources
CWGC.

PAYNE, George Thomas

Marine
PO/X 4374
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Payne died at sea along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of William Henry Payne, and of Caroline Esther Payne, of Balsall Heath, Birmingham.
 

PEGRUM, John David George

Lieutenant John Pegrum 40RM Commando
Lieutenant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant John Pegrum died 11 April 1945 during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
Served in 'Q' Troop in Corfu, January 1945.
Son of George William Pegrum, and of Ethel May Pegrum, of Setch, Norfolk.

PICKERING, Alfred George

Marine
CH/X 111702
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Alfred Pickering died during a raid on the Island of Brac, Yugoslavia. Initially buried with others on Brac near Nerezische, their remains were later reinterred in a collective grave at Belgrade War Cemetery. Son of Arthur and Rose Lilian Pickering, of Bow, London.

PINCHER, Ronald

Marine
PLY/X113394
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ronald Pincher died during operations at Sarande, Albania. Son of Emily Jane Pincher and the late William Pincher, of Bilston, Staffs.

PLATT, John Henry

Marine
EX/1240
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Platt from Manchester was reported missing presumed died during operations at Anzio, Italy. He has no known grave.

PORTER, Ernest William

Graves of Marines Wise, Porter, Denmark and Spencer
Marine
PLY/X 104940
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Ernest Porter was one of five commandos who died from injuries sustained in the accidental explosion of an ammunition truck in Sicily. He is buried in a collective grave with three others, Marines Robert Denmark, Frank Spencer, and Albert Wise.
 
Sources
CWGC.

PRATT, George Stephen

Marine
CH/X3203
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine George Pratt died during operations at Sarande, Albania. Son of Mrs. A. Pratt, of Witney, Oxfordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.

RHODES, William Henry

Marine
PO/21781
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Rhodes was reported missing presumed died during operations at Dieppe, France. He is remembered on Special Memorial 2.F.4. in the cemetery. 
Husband of Hilda May Rhodes, of Southsea, Hampshire.

ROSS, John

John Ross 40 Commando
Marine
CH/X 110710
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Ross died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of Joseph and Bertha Ross, of Pudsey, Yorkshire.
Extract from the Yorkshire Evening Post

SALAMAN, Hugh Lind

Marine
PLY/X 104581
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Hugh Salaman, from Paddington, was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of  'T' Company, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of E. J. and Florence Salaman, of Marylebone, London.
 
Sources
CWGC

SALT, James Valentine

Marine
PO/X 114584
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James Salt died during operations at Sarande, Albania. Son of James Charles Salt, and of Kathleen Salt, of Low Hill, Wolverhampton.
 
Sources
CWGC.

SAUNDERS, Reginald Thomas Colonel

Reg Saunders, 40 RM Commando
Marine
CH/X.1276
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Reginald Saunders was reported missing presumed died with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of William and Ethel Saunders; husband of Eileen Gunn. Reg was one of eight children.

SEABROOK, John James Lavender

Marine
CH/X 1934
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Seabrook died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of James Edwin Lavender Seabrook and Dorothy C. Seabrook, of Old Coulsdon, Surrey.
 
Sources

SINGLETON, Ronald Barry

Ronald Barry Singleton 40 Commando
Marine
PO/X 107025
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Ronald Singleton died during operations at Dieppe, France. He has no known grave. Mentioned in Despatches (posthumous) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during the attack. 
Statement by RSM H.F. Martin RM

SPENCER, Frank

Graves of Marines Wise, Porter, Denmark and Spencer
Marine
PLY/X 109442
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service

Marine Frank Spencer was one of five commandos who died from injuries sustained in the accidental explosion of an ammunition truck in Sicily. He is buried in a collective grave with Marines Robert Denmark, Ernest Porter, and Albert Wise.
 
Sources
CWGC.

ST. ANGE, William James

Marine
PO/X 114352
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William St.Ange died during operations at Sarande, Albania. Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. St. Ange, of Southampton and Eastleigh, Hampshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.

STIEBEL, John Edward

Captain
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain John Stiebel died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of Major Charles Alexander Stiebel and Berthe Stiebel; husband of Edith E. Stiebel, of Countess Wear, Devon.
 
Sources

SWAN, Leslie Victor

Sergeant
CH/X2532
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Leslie Swan died during operations in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Garigliano.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.

SWATTON, Vernon

Corporal
PO/X 2317
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Vernon Swatton, D.S.M., from Hythe, was reported missing presumed died, along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed.

SWIFT, Harold

Marine
PLY/X 112407
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Harold Swift died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. Son of Robert and Eunice Swift, of Lower Broughton, Salford, Lancashire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.

TACK, Ronald Edward

Marine
CH/X105806
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ronald Tack died during operations at Anzio, Italy. Son of Joseph and Nellie Tack, of Ilford, Essex.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.

TARRANT, Kenneth Albert

Marine
PO/X 116866
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Kenneth Tarrant died during a raid on the Island of Brac, Yugoslavia. Initially buried with others on Brac near Nerezische, their remains were later reinterred in a collective grave at Belgrade War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Ada Elizabeth Tarrant, of Moulton, Northamptonshire.

THOMSON, Ian Henderson

Marine
PO/X 112654
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Ian Thomson died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of James Oliphant Thomson and Isabella Thomson, of Almondbank, Perthshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

THOMSON, Ronald

Corporal
EX/ 3948
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Ronald Thomson died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed. Son of Robert John and Martha Thomson, of Kearsley, Lancashire; husband of Alice Thomson, of Kearsley.
 

THORP, Thomas Edward

Corporal
PLY/X 1309
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Thomas Thorp died during operations at Dieppe, France. He has no known grave. Son of Thomas Edward and Jane Thorp; husband of Edith Mary Thorp, of Gwennap, Cornwall.
 
Sources
CWGC.

TOES, Frank

Corporal
PLY/X 2843
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Frank Toes died during operations at Termoli, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.
 

TOWERS, James

Marine
PLY/X105669
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Towers died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.

TRUMP, William Charles

Marine
CH/X 104658
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine William Trump died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of Albert and Mary Trump, of Seven Sisters, Glamorgan.
 
Sources

TURNER, Anthony James

Marine
PLY/X 109504
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Anthony Turner died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of John and M. E. Turner, of Newcastle-on-Tyne.

TURNER, Roland Clement

Marine
CH/X 2632
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Roland Turner died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk.
 
Sources
CWGC.

TURRELL, John Edward

Marine
PO/X 103787
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Turrell died during operations at Termoli, Italy. Son of John Charles and Austena Turrell, of King's Norton, Birmingham.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.

TWIDALE, Thomas

Marine
EX/ 3870
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Thomas Twidale died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Twidale, of Hull.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.

WAKEFIELD, Jack Harry

Marine
CH/X 1417
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Jack Wakefield died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk.
 
Sources
CWGC.

WALKER, Percy Edward

Marine
PO/X 2542
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Percy Walker died during operations at Dieppe, France. He has no known grave.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths: Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.
 

WARD, George

Marine
PO/X108379
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Ward died during operations in Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Green Beret by Hilary St George Saunders.
 
Notes

WILSON, Desmond John

Marine
CH/X 2546
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Desmond Wilson died along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. Son of Jesse Ernest and Alice Mary Wilson, of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
 
Sources

WISE, Albert

Graves of Marines Wise, Porter, Denmark and Spencer
Marine
CH/X 111182
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Albert Wise was one of five commandos who died from injuries sustained in the accidental explosion of an ammunition truck in Sicily. He is buried in a collective grave with Marines Robert Denmark, Ernest Porter, and Frank Spencer.
 
Sources
CWGC.

WOOD, Alexander

Marine
CH/X 105330
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Alexander Wood died during operations in Sicily whilst aboard the HMS Queen Emma during an enemy air attack on the vessel. Son of Robert James and Eleanor Annie Wood, of Stocksfield-on-Tyne, Northumberland.
 
Sources

WOOD, Robert Frederick

Marine
CH/X 3476
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Wood died during operations at Milna on the enemy held island of Brac, Yugoslavia.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/139.


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