BENNETT, Derick S.

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
6351281
Died : 
Monday, September 13, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Private Derick Bennett, 6 troop, died [1] on the 13th September 1943 during operations at Dragone Hill, Salerno.  He was originally buried by a house at the top of the steps on the West side of Hill.  Map ref. 606307.  He was buried with a religious ceremony in a communal grave with Capt. Mason and LCpl Formoy[2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] 2 Commando Casualties Salerno document below.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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