Bari War Cemetery, Italy

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BLAKE, Albert Henry

Albert Henry Blake
40RM Commando
Corporal Albert Blake died during operations in Italy. He is also listed in the personnel files of the S.O.E.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
Special Operations Executive (SOE) personnel file in his name at the National Archives ref. HS/9/161/6 [more....].

CAPES, Edward Albert

40RM Commando
Lance Corporal Edward Capes died in Italy from injuries sustained as a result of a grenade accident.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/128.
Bari War Cemetery

COPE, Herbert James

40RM Commando
Marine Herbert Cope died at 98 British General Hospital in Italy of cardiac failure from acute peritonitus and appendicitis.
British Armed Forces And Overseas Deaths And Burials (Registers of reports of death - Naval ratings).
National Archives file ADM 104/129.

HARRONS, Charles Edward

No 2 Commando

Corporal Charles Harrons, 1 troop, died after No 2 Commando had just taken part in the raid on Spilje, Albania.

An entry in the No 2 Cdo War Diary dated 24th August 1944 states " Burial Service for Cpl Harrons (1 Tp) who died in hospital at Bari was held in the afternoon."

MARSHALL, Lionel Guy Bradford

Capt Marshall 40rm commando
40RM Commando
Captain Lionel Marshall MC and bar died during operations in Albania.*
  • Awarded the MC for "gallant and distinguished services in operations leading to the capture of Termoli."
  • Awarded a bar to his MC for "courage, leadership and resource in operations which led to the crossing of the Garigliano River in the face of determined opposition, from the enemy."
MC: LG Publication date: February 1944 ; Supplement 36367; Page: 687


No 2 Commando

Bombardier Peter McDougall died of wounds in 11 Casualty Clearing Station in Brindisi, Italy. 

The No 2 Commando War Diary for the 30th and 31st July 1944 record some details of a visit there on the 30th after No 2 Commando had arrived at Monopoli, Italy, after their stay on Vis. This was just after the Commando raid at Spilje Albania on the 28th July 1944.

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