BURTINSHAW, Robert James Glover

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Cheshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
89395
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Lieutenant Robert Burtinshaw died during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on HMS Campbeltown and OIC of a demolition team. He received a posthumous MiD for his "gallant and distinguished services in action against the enemy during the raid."
 
Sources
CWGC
London Gazettes Supp. 37162; Page: 3494 and Supp. 37629; Page: 3273 (errata).
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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