RIPINER, Charles Stephen
Thursday, November 2, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Charles Ripiner died during operations at Walcheren.
He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. 'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
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