DOOLEY, Arthur

Rank: 
Acting T/Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
EX 4045
Died : 
Sunday, September 19, 1943
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
26
Corporal Arthur Dooley died in training at the Commando Basic Training Centre. 
 
Extract from the  No. 44RM Commando War Diary
19th September 1943.
p.m. 2" mortar accident resulting in death of Sgt Gibson and Cpl A. Dooley, both of C Troop.  
 
Extracts from personal Service Record 
See this Forum message for more:  RM44 Arthur Dooley
 
Enlistment: 28 February 1940
HBL RM Brigade 28 February 1940 - 31 July 1943
HBL RM Commando 1 August 1943 - 19 September 1943 

Promotions:
Lance Corporal 14 June 1943
Corporal (A/Ty) 1 August 1943
In 1940 he served in Dakar and Freetown as part of the 3rd Battalion.
 
Sources
CWGC.
44RM Commando War Diary.
Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
His great niece Annie Sillitoe.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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