Caserta War Cemetery Italy
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Trooper Barrie Anderson was reported missing 6 December 1942 during operations in North Africa and later found to have been captured . He died in captivity on 12 January 1943 in Italy.
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45.
Major John Henderson MC, 2 Special Service Brigade, died during operations in Italy .
On the 8th May 1940 he transferred from the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry to the Royal Engineers retaining his seniority as 2/Lieutenant. .
He was awarded the MC whilst a Captain (T/Major) in No 2 Commando at Salerno. .
Lieutenant Norman Longland died of illness during operations in Italy.
Extract from the book 'The Light Blue Lanyard'
"Lt N.Longland, a replacement for Lt Laidlaw who had been wounded at Termoli, contracted Hepatitis, from which he failed to recover."
The Light Blue Lanyard (p77) author Jeffrey Charles Beadle.
Fusilier Henry Panning died during operations in Italy.
Corporal Arthur Sentance died in Italy. The CWGC show no specific unit other than 'RM Commando' on their records including on his headstone which can be viewed HERE. The Commando units in that theatre of war were part of 2 Special Service Brigade.
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