'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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

BAINBRIDGE, Cyril

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Cyril Bainbridge died during operations at Normandy on D Day.

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

BEE, Eric Ernest

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Eric Bee died during operations at Normandy on D Day.

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

BORNE, Frederick

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Frederick Borne died during operations at Sannerville in Troarn, France.
47RM Commando War Diary
11th August 1944
Place: Sannerville
Lt Borne and 1 OR killed on enemy minefield.
 
Sources
CWGC

BRADLEY, Arthur John

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
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

BREACH, Ernest Thomas Lloyd

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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. 

BUCHANAN, Joseph

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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. 

CARTER, Arthur Edward

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

CATTS, John Henry

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal John Catts died during operations at Normandy.

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

COLLINS, James Washington

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Collins died during operations at Normandy.

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

Notes

Source at [2] above shows first name as John.

COUSINS, Terence Frederick

Capt. Cousins 47RMCommando
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
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. 

DAVID, Edward Neville

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Edward David died during operations at Normandy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.
See Linked Content below.

DAVIES, Albert Stanley

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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. 

DAVIES, William Neville

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.

DAY, James Edward

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Day died during operations at Walcheren, Holland.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.

DERRICK, Martin

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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. 

DUKE, Andrew

Marine Andrew Duke 47 Commando
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

EVANS, Cyril

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

EVANS, Edward James

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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 Zoutela

FAWCETT, Joseph

Marine Joseph Fawcett
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

FEE, Denis

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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. 

FELLOWS, Peter Brearley

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Peter Fellows died during operations at Normandy on D Day.

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

See Linked Content below.

FEWTRELL, Charles Henry

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Charles Fewtrell was reported missing persumed killed at sea during operations at Normandy on D Day.

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

FLAHERTY, John

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.

FLEET, Arthur

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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. 

GARDENER, Michael Chase

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.

GRIFFITHS, John Herbert

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine John Griffiths died of injuries sustained in a road accident.
 
Sources
CWGC.
CWGC grave concentration report.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
 

GRIMSDELL, Maurice Herbert

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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

HUBBARD, Ronald Leslie

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

HUGHES, Denis

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Dennis Hughes died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

JENKINS, Alec Arthur

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Alec Jenkins died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

JONES, Noel

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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

LONGDEN, Alan

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.

LUMSDEN, John

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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.

MCGREGOR, Duncan Ferguson

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.

MORLEY, Colin Noel

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.

MUIR, James

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

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
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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

NORIE, George

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine George Norie died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

OATES, Brian

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Brian Oates died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

PATEY, Kenneth Gordon

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Kenneth Patey was shot and killed by a sniper during operations in Holland. His Commando were at Zwanenburg clearing the enemy from the last of a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle. 
 
Sources
CWGC.

PAYNE, Harry

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Harry Payne 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

PETTIT, Robert Alan

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Robert Pettit 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

PLANK, Harold Henry

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Company Sergeant Major Harold Plank was shot and killed during operations against an enemy gun emplacement on Walcheren, Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.
[Image] Mark Smith (great nephew).

PUDDICK, John Edward

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant John Puddick died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He was shot by a sniper whilst engaged in operations against enemy held batteries along the dunes west of Groot Valkenisse. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.

RACKHAM, Robert Frederick

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Robert Rackham was reported missing presumed died during the period his commando were engaged in operations at Walcheren, Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
 

REDMAN, William

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Redman died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

RIPINER, Charles Stephen

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Charles Ripiner died 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.

ROBERTSON, George

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal George Robertson died at the 50th Field Hospital US Army, Portland Island Dorset, of wounds inflicted at Port-en-Bessin, Normandy.

SMITH, John

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Smith died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

SPEAR, William James Clement

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Company Sergeant Major William Spear, 'Q' troop, died 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 other casualties.  
 

Sources
CWGC.

STOVELL, William Charles

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.
 

SWEENEY, Edward John

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Edward Sweeney died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

TATTON, Norman Yates

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Norman Tatton died of wounds during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy, France. He was one of 23 casualties treated at the regimental aid post for shrapnel or bullet wounds during their first four days at Sallenelles.  Marine Maud, who had been missing on patrol, also died.

THATCHER, Albert George May

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Albert Thatcher, 'B' troop, died of wounds he received during the allied landings at Westkapelle, Walcheren. 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.

TOWLE, William Harry

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Towle died during operations at Normandy, France.

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

WALKER, James Clough

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Clough Walker, from Seaton Delaval in Northumberland, died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.
England & Wales Government Probate Death Index dated 18 June 1951.
 

WALKER, Raymond

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Raymond Walker died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WEBB, Robert Edward

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Robert Webb died in November 1944 during operations in Holland. He received a Mention in Despatches for good service with the 21st Army Group published in March 1945. 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.

WEBB, Ronald Henry

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ronald Webb died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WILLIAMS, Raymond

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
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].
 

WILSON, George McLeod

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Wilson 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.

ZAMMIT, Robert

47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Robert Zammit died at the EMS Hospital, Park Prewett, Basingstoke, 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.

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