DAVIS, Alan

Rank: 
Sub Lieutenant
Service: 
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Saturday, June 17, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Local Roll of Honour: 

Sub Lieutenant Alan Davis  died during operations at Elba [1][2]. He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches for "distinguished service in operations carried out in the face of determined opposition from the enemy which led to the capture of the island of Elba" [2].  He was an Assistant Beachmaster during the operation [3].

Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] London Gazette 36783, page 5088.
[3] Beachhead Commandos author A. Cecil Hampshire

Notes
The CWGC list his unit only as HMS Armadillo. This was a Combined Operations base in the UK. 

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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