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.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
Belfast Telegraph - Saturday 25 November 1944 - via The Britsh Newspaper Archive.
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Operational timeline - The book 'From Omaha to the Scheldt' author Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.
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