Catania War Cemetery Italy

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

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


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]

WESTON, Richard John

LSgt. Weston was killed on 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.

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