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BAKER, Fred

Lance Corporal Fred Baker, 1 troop,  died during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge.

Sources
CWGC
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 

BOYLE, Francis

Corporal Francis Boyle died during operations at Agnone and the Punta dei Malati Bridge.

Sources
CWGC
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

CHEETHAM, Gerald

Fusilier Gerald Cheetham, Heavy Weapons Troop, died of illness (pneumonia)  whilst on active service in Italy [1].
 
A former pupil of Ashton Grammar School, Gerald Cheetham joined the Metropolitan Police. In July 1942 he volunteered for the Commandos [2]. Prior to this whilst serving as a  Police Constable on " G " Division, Metropolitan Police, he  was awarded the King's commendation for brave conduct in Civil Defence during an air raid [3]
 

EVANS, Gwilyn

Private Gwilyn Evans died during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge.

Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

HAYES, Harry

Private Harry Hayes died during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge.

Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

HINDE, Fred

Private Fred Hinde died during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge.

Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

MITCHELL, William

Trooper William Mitchell died near Agnone, Sicily during the battle at Punta dei Malati Bridge, which was later renamed by Montgomery as 3 Commando Bridge. [1]+[2]
 
Extract from the Daily Record - Saturday 28 August 1943

MURRAY, Hugh

Fusilier Hugh Murray died during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge.
 
Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 

WAREING, Nicholas

Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas Wareing died during operations at Agnone and the Punta dei Malati Bridge.
 
Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 

WESTON, Richard John

Lance Sergeant Richard Weston died during operations at Sicily whilst serving with the Durham Light Infantry. He had previously served as a Trooper in 50 ME Commando taking part in operations on Crete. When the main force left Crete he and others were left behind but he managed to escape back to allied lines.
 
Sources
CWGC.

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