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THOMSON, Donald

No 9 Commando
No 6 Independent Company
Private Donald Thomson died from a gunshot wound. Court of Enquiry returned a verdict of accidental death. Casualty List records his Unit as No.6 independent Company [see notes].
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/23.
No 9 Cdo War Diary 23rd March 1941 - unit location Criccieth. National Archives file WO/218/27.
 
Notes

WILSON, Kenneth Charles

Kenneth Wilson 2 Commando
No 2 Commando
Private Kenneth Wilson died during a No 2 Commando training exercise. 
Extracts from the No 2 Commando War Diary 
  • 3 June 1942 - Exercise Doon - Dvr Wilson killed at Irvine.
  • 6 June 1942 - Military funeral in the afternoon.
Sources
CWGC
No 2 Cdo War Diary National Archives file WO218 /33.
[Image] The War Illustrated magazine.
 

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