'47RM Cdo. Roll of Honour'

                                    The Fallen from No. 47 Royal Marine Commando
Maj. J.R.  FEACEY
Maj. W.J.  TYNDALE-BISCOE
Maj. D.H. WALTON 
Capt. T.F.  COUSINS
Capt. B.J.  STICKINGS
Lieut. I.W.  ADAM
Lieut. F.  BORNE
Lieut. M.C.  GARDENER
Lieut. N.A.W.  HAYWARD
Lieut. M.G.H.  STYLE
Lieut. G.B.  WHITTAKER
CSM. H.H.  PLANK
CSM. W.J.C.  SPEAR
C/Sgt. C.N.  MORLEY
Sgt.  E.E.  BEE
Sgt.  A.J.   BRADLEY 
Sgt.  R.H.R.  BREHME
Sgt.  T.P.  FLETCHER
Sgt.  E.D.  FULLER 
Sgt.  D.  HUGHES
Sgt.  J.E.  PUDDICK
Sgt.  R.F.  RACKHAM
Sgt.  R.E.  WEBB
Cpl.  F. J   DYKE
Cpl.  E.J.  EVANS
Cpl.  A.A.  JENKINS
Cpl.  N.   JONES
Cpl.  C.S.  RIPINER
Cpl.  G.  ROBERTSON
Cpl.  K.T.  TEED
Cpl.  J.  UNSWORTH
LCpl. H.  ANDREWS 
LCpl.  J.  BUCHANAN
LCpl.  J.H.  CATTS
LCpl. A.J.  CHATFIELD 
LCpl. E.N.  DAVID
LCpl. W.R.D.  FLETCHER
LCpl. M.H.  GRIMSDELL
LCpl. E.G. LAWTON
LCpl. F.  NICHOLL
LCpl. R J    YOUNG
Mne. R.E.  ANSELL
Mne. V.  ASHCROFT
Mne. C.  BAINBRIDGE
Mne. G.H.  BAXTER
Mne. H.W. BEDWORTH
Mne. E.T.L. BREACH
Mne. K.C.  BUNYAN
Mne. A.V.  CABLE
Mne. A.E.  CARTER
Mne. D.J.   CLARK
Mne. J.W.  COLLINS
Mne. A.S.  DAVIES
Mne. W.N.  DAVIES
Mne. J.E.  DAY
Mne. M.  DERRICK
Mne. A.  DUKE
Mne. C.  DUTTON
Mne. J.E.M.  EVANS
Mne. C.  EVANS
Mne. J.  FAWCETT
Mne. D. FEE
Mne. P.B.  FELLOWS
Mne. C.H.  FEWTRELL
Mne. J.  FLAHERTY
Mne. J.  FLANNAGAN
Mne. A.  FLEET
Mne. M.H.  GOUDE
Mne. S.  GREENHALGH
Mne. J.H.  GRIFFITHS
Mne. A.W.  GUYMER
Mne. R. L.  HUBBARD
Mne.  J.  KEMP
Mne. W.C.D.  KINLOCH
Mne. A.  LONGDEN
Mne.  J.  LUMSDEN
Mne.  N.S.  MAUD
Mne.  D.F.  McGREGOR
Mne.  G.W.F.  MILLS
Mne.  J.  MUIR
Mne. G.  NORIE
Mne. J.H.  NUTTALL
Mne. B.  OATES
Mne. K.G.  PATEY
Mne. H.  PAYNE
Mne. R.A.  PETTIT
Mne. B.C.H.  PRY
Mne. W.  REDMAN
Mne. B.C.V.W.  REYNOLDS
Mne. C.  ROWLINSON
Mne. W.D.  SAMBROOK
Mne. F.L.  SCOTT
Mne. B.G. SMITH
Mne.  J.  SMITH
Mne. T.W.C.  SMITH
Mne. W.C.   STOVELL
Mne. E.J.  SWEENEY
Mne. N.Y.  TATTON
Mne. A.G.M.  THATCHER
Mne. W.H.   TOWLE
Mne. A.F.P.  TULL
Mne. D.A.R.  TULLETT
Mne. A.  TURNER
Mne. S.H.R.  TURNER
Mne. J.C.  WALKER
Mne. R.   WALKER
Mne. L.T.  WAYGOOD
Mne. R.H.  WEBB
Mne. R.M.  WILKINSON
Mne. R.  WILLIAMS
Mne. G.M.  WILSON
Mne.  J.V.  WITHINGTON
Mne. R.   ZAMMIT
Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen. Displaying 1 - 110 of 110

ASHCROFT, Victor

47RM Commando

Marine Victor Ashcroft died of wounds at the 12th Canadian General Hospital, Bruges, Belgium. 

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

BRADLEY, Arthur John

47RM Commando
Sergeant Arthur Bradley died during operations at Normandy.
 
On the 6th October 1942 it was announced that he had received a Mention in Despatches, along with others, for bravery, endurance and sustained devotion to duty in H.M. Ships during and after the passage of an important Convoy. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.
London Gazette 35733, page4353.
 

BREACH, Ernest Thomas Lloyd

47RM Commando

Marine Ernest Beach was killed by enemy machine gun fire during operations at the inner harbour area of Port-en-Bessin, Normandy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.

BREHME, Reginald Herbert Ronald

47RM Commando

Sergeant Reginald Brehme died during operations at Westkapelle. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.

BUCHANAN, Joseph

47RM Commando

Lance Corporal Joseph Buchanan died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.

CARTER, Arthur Edward

47RM Commando

Marine Arthur Carter died during operations at Normandy.

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

Notes
Source at [2] above shows 'Died at Sea'. See Linked Content below re operation.

COUSINS, Terence Frederick

Capt. Cousins 47RMCommando
47RM Commando
Captain Terence Cousins died during operations at Normandy [1]. He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches for his gallantry and leadership whilst attacking an enemy bunker at Port-en-Bessin during which he was killed [2]. There is a memorial at this location in his memory. 
  • Freddy Cousins entered the Corps in September 1940. On completion of training he was appointed to H.M.S Cumberland where he remained until 1943. He later joined the Special Service Group [3]. 
Sources

DAVIES, Albert Stanley

47RM Commando

Marine Albert Davies died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.
'From Omaha to the Scheldt', author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. Medical Officer 47RM Cdo. 

DAVIES, William Neville

47RM Commando
Marine William Davies died during operations at Normandy. He was part of a large fighting patrol of 4 troops and the heavy weapons troop sent against the enemy lines north east from La Grande Ferme commencing at 2115hrs on the 18th. It was hoped to be an in out raid to gather intelligence, capture prisoners, and weaken the enemies morale. Mne. Davies was killed during this raid.
 

DERRICK, Martin

47RM Commando

Marine Martin Derrick died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.
'From Omaha to the Scheldt', author Professor (Captain) John Forfar MC, Medical Officer 47RM Cdo.

DUKE, Andrew

Marine Andrew Duke 47 Commando
47RM Commando

Marine Andrew Duke, from Belfast, died during operations at Walcheren. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

DUTTON, Cyril

47RM Commando

Marine Cyril Dutton died during operations at Normandy.

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

DYKE, Frederick John

47RM Commando

Corporal Frederick Dyke died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
From Omaha to the Scheldt, author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC, Medical Officer 47RM Cdo.

EVANS, Cyril

47RM Commando

Marine Cyril Evans died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
From Omaha to the Scheldt, author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC, Medical Officer 47RM Cdo.
 

EVANS, Edward James

47RM Commando
Corporal Edward Evans died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. 

FAWCETT, Joseph

Marine Joseph Fawcett
47RM Commando

Marine Joseph Fawcett died of wounds inflicted during the Westkapelle landings on D Day at Walcheren [1][1a][2]. Due to weather conditions between the 2nd and 5th November casualties were not able to be evacuated and had to be retained ashore in crowded tented facilities. Eventually more than 70 were evacuated by one LCT on the 6th November, the journey to Ostend taking 10 hours due to the weather.  Marine Fawcett died during this journey [2].
Extract from the Liverpool Evening Express - Friday 08 December 1944

FEE, Denis

47RM Commando

Marine Denis Fee died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
From Omaha to the Scheldt, author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC, Medical Officer 47RM Cdo.

FLAHERTY, John

47RM Commando

Marine John Flaherty died during operations at Normandy on D Day.

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

FLANNAGAN, John

Flannagan 47 Commando
47RM Commando
Marine John Flannagan, 'X' troop, from Gateshead, died during operations at Holland. At the time of his death his troop were providing supporting fire and cutting wire defences during an assault on a gun battery along the dunes at Westkapelle, Walcheren.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

FLEET, Arthur

47RM Commando

Marine Arthur Fleet died during operations at Normandy.

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

FLETCHER, Teddy Pearce

47RM Commando

Sergeant Teddy Fletcher died during operations at Normandy. He was leading his section in attacking an enemy bunker at Port-en-Bessin when killed. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
 'From Omaha to the Scheldt' author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. Medical Officer.

FLETCHER, William Robert Dennis

47RM Commando

Lance Corporal William Fletcher died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
 'From Omaha to the Scheldt' author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. Medical Officer.

GARDENER, Michael Chase

47RM Commando
Lieutenant Michael Gardener died during the period his Commando were engaged in defending the main approach from North Holland to Antwerp by the River Maas near the damaged Keizersveer Bridge. He was leading a patrol that was ambushed by the river just North of Geertruidenberg. 
 

GREENHALGH, Samuel

47RM Commando
Marine Samuel Greenhalgh died [1][1a] during operations against the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer, Holland, which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas [2].
 
Account by the Medical Officer Captain John Forfar M.C.

GRIMSDELL, Maurice Herbert

47RM Commando
Lance Corporal Maurice Grimsdell died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HAYWARD, Norman Albert William

47RM Commando
Lieutenant Norman Hayward died of shrapnel wounds to his head inflicted when the LCT he was on board, LCT 18, was hit by a shell during the landings at Westkapelle.  
 
Sources
CWGC
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. Medical Officer author of  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
 

HUBBARD, Ronald Leslie

47RM Commando

Marine Ronald Hubbard was reported missing presumed killed during operations in North West Europe. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Walcheren, Holland. He has no known grave.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.

HUGHES, Denis

47RM Commando

Sergeant Dennis Hughes died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.

JONES, Noel

47RM Commando

Corporal Noel Jones died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

See Linked Content below.

KEMP, John

47RM Commando

Marine John Kemp died in France. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Dozule.

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

LAWTON, Edward Gerald

47RM Commando
Lance Corporal Edward Lawton died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
 
Notes
There was a military hospital close to Oostende New Communal Cemetery where some of the wounded, had been taken.
 

LONGDEN, Alan

47RM Commando
Marine Alan Longden died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. author of  'From Omaha to the Scheldt'.

LUMSDEN, John

47RM Commando

Marine John Lumsden was shot and killed by a sniper died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
'47RM Commando From Omaha to the Scheldt', author Prof John Forfar MC (former MO 47RM Cdo).
 

MAUD, Norman Smith

47RM Commando

Marine Norman Maud died during operations at  Sallenelles, Normandy. He was one of twenty three casualties treated at the regimental aid post for shrapnel or bullet wounds during their first four days at Sallenelles.  Mne. Tatton [more....] died of wounds, and Mne Maud who had been missing on patrol, was killed.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.

MCGREGOR, Duncan Ferguson

47RM Commando
Marine Duncan McGregor died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his commando were engaged in clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. author of 'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)

MORLEY, Colin Noel

47RM Commando
Colour Sergeant Colin Morley died during operations at Normandy, France. Whilst his Commando were heading along a country road in the direction of Putot-en-Auge they encountered an enemy patrol and Colour Sergeant Morley was shot and killed.  
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

MUIR, James

47RM Commando

Marine James Muir died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland.

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

NICHOLL, Francis

47RM Commando
Lance Corporal Francis Nicholl died during operations in Holland. 
At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.

NORIE, George

47RM Commando

Marine George Norie died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

PATEY, Kenneth Gordon

47RM Commando
Marine Kenneth Patey was shot and killed by a sniper during operations at Walcheren. 
 
He died when his Commando were at Zwanenburg, clearing the enemy from the last of a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
 

PAYNE, Harry

47RM Commando
Marine Harry Payne was killed during operations at Walcheren.
 
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
 

PETTIT, Robert Alan

47RM Commando
Marine Robert Pettit died during operations at Walcheren.
 
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
 

PRY, Benjamin Charles Henry

47RM Commando
Marine Benjamin Pry, Heavy Weapons Troop (HWT), died of wounds inflicted during operations against the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.
 
The HWT had been acting as as stretcher bearers on this raid.  Marine Wildman is quoted in the book 'From Omaha to the Scheldt', that as he passed Mne Benny Pry who had been seriously injured, Mne Pry said to him " Mind where you're treading Fred, I think I've lost my feet." Mne. Pry was rescued but died from his wounds. 
 

PUDDICK, John Edward

47RM Commando
Sergeant John Puddick died during operations at Walcheren. He was shot by a sniper whilst engaged in operations against enemy held batteries along the dunes west of Groot Valkenisse. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
 

RACKHAM, Robert Frederick

47RM Commando
Sergeant Robert Rackham died during operations at Walcheren.
 
Notes
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 

RIPINER, Charles Stephen

47RM Commando
Corporal Charles Ripiner died during operations at Walcheren.
 
Notes
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 

ROBERTSON, George

47RM Commando
Corporal George Robertson died [1] of wounds inflicted at Port-en Bessin, Normandy [2].  
 
The Medical Officer, Capt. Forfar M.C., described Cpl. Robertson as a "distinguished Scottish athlete."[2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.

SPEAR, William James Clement

47RM Commando
Company Sergeant Major William Spear, 'Q' troop, died [1] during operations at Walcheren. Whilst advancing with 2 sections of his troop to engage the enemy who were in a series of gun batteries along the dunes west of Klein Valkenisse, they encountered accurate enemy mortar fire resulting in his death and many others casualties [2].  
 

STOVELL, William Charles

47RM Commando
Marine William Stovell died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.
 

THATCHER, Albert George May

47RM Commando
Marine Albert Thatcher, 'B' troop, died of wounds he received during the allied landings at Westkapelle, Walcheren.
 
The 47 RM Commando Medical Officer, Captain John Forfar MC, describes the incident in which Mne. Thatcher received his fatal wounds in his book. He was on board LCT 18 when it was hit by a shell and he received shrapnel wounds. He was taken to a Beach Dressing Station but died the next day. [2]
 
Sources
[1] CWGC

TURNER, Anthony

47RM Commando
Marine Anthony Turner died of wounds during operations at Walcheren. 
 
Notes
Due to weather conditions between the 2nd and 5th November casualties occuring during this time were not able to be evacuated and had to be retained ashore in crowded tented facilities.(Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 

UNSWORTH, James

47RM Commando
Corporal James Unsworth died during operations at Walcheren.
 
Notes
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 

WEBB, Robert Edward

47RM Commando
Sergeant Robert Webb died during operations at Walcheren.
 
Notes
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 

WILLIAMS, Raymond

47RM Commando
Marine Raymond Williams died [1] during operations against the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas [2].
 
Account by the Medical Officer Captain John Forfar M.C.

ZAMMIT, Robert

47RM Commando
Marine Robert Zammit died of wounds inflicted during operations at Normandy. He was part of a large fighting patrol of 4 troops and the heavy weapons troop sent against the enemy lines north east from La Grande Ferme commencing at 2115hrs on the 18th June. It was hoped to be an in out raid to gather intelligence, capture prisoners, and weaken the enemies morale. Mne. Zammit was wounded suffering severe chest and spinal injuries from which he died months later. 

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