Bone War Cemetery, Algeria

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ALEXANDER, John MacAlister

No 1 Commando
Fusilier John Alexander died during operations in North Africa.
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/55.
RWF Enlistment Registers Ref 8613s RWF Museum.
Middle name spelt as on CWGC record. Spelt as McAlister on Enlistment Register above.


No 2 Commando
Private John Barry died [1] of wounds received at Dragone Hill, Salerno, on the 13th September 1943.  He died at 67 General Hospital CMF [2].

BLOWER, Alfred

Private Alfred Blower 2 Commando
No 2 Commando
Private Alfred Blower, 4 troop, died [1] of wounds received at Dragone Hill, Salerno, on the 13th September 1943 [2].  He died at 67 General Hospital CMF [2] .
Extract from the Liverpool Evening Express - Friday 08 December 1944.
Private Alfred Blower (26), The King’s Regiment (Liverpool), serving with a Commando unit, of Fontenoy Street, Liverpool, 3, has been killed in action in Italy. He was an old boy of the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Toxteth. [3]

DAVIDSON, Douglas Malcolm

Capt.D.M. Davidson MC
No 1 Commando
Captain Douglas Davidson MC died of wounds sustained on the 14th March whilst leading a patrol and being engaged by the enemy. The location for the entry recorded in the War Diary shows Sidi es Siah. (Source: No 1 Commando War Diary March 1943.)
He was awarded the MC for his gallantry in North Africa. (Source: London Gazette Supplement 35987, page 1846.)


No 6 Commando

Lance Corporal Victor McNally died during operations in North Africa.

His brother, Fusilier McNally, served in No 5 Commando.*
*Commando Association newsletter 6 issued March 1948

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