Athens Memorial, Greece
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- The War Diary for 9 Commando records that on the 28 Sept 1944 at 1000 hrs, 1 OR received battle accident and died on board ship 1440 hrs. Casualty Lists confirm this was Private Brown.
No.9 Commando War Diary.
Casualty List 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/84.
Sapper Alexander Cowper died during the period No 7 Commando, as part of Layforce, were engaged in a rearguard action whilst allied troops were evacuated from Crete.
"X"1 list Posted to Depot Commando Training Wing and Holding Unit 31/1/41 (Cheshire Yeomanry 6/41)
Reported missing 2/6/41 (Cas. 137/41 )
Died (BC) 2/6/41.
- 1 April to 30 July 1939 (Second Lieutenant) (2nd Bn. The Leicestershire Regiment) awarded the Military Cross for distinguished services rendered in the field in connection with operations in Palestine.
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