Thursday, November 2, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Marine Alan Longden 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. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. 'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
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