HASLETT, Colin William Horner

Rank: 
Sub Lieutenant
Service: 
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Died : 
Wednesday, August 19, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
S.Lt. Colin Haslett was attached to 'C' or Charlie section [view record] of the RN Beach Commandos at the time of his death [1] +[2]. The date of his death is that of the date of Operation Jubilee at Dieppe in which Charlie section lost a considerable number of Officers and men, the sub-unit 'C' 2 having to be replaced in toto [2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] History of Naval Beach Control Parties (Royal Naval Beach Commandos)' National Archives file DEFE 2/987. 
 
Notes
The CWGC show his Unit as HMS Quebec. This was a Combined Operations Training Establishment in Largs.
 

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