ABRAM, Cyril

Rank: 
Rifleman
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Rifle Brigade
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6922005
Died : 
Friday, October 23, 1942
Executed
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Rifleman Cyril Abram was one of the seven men of No. 2 Commando who were captured after Operation Musketoon, and later executed under Hitler's Commando Execution Order, at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Berlin, 1942.

This was a raid on an electricity generating station at Glomfjord in German occupied Norway. They were taken by submarine to a remote Fjord, completed a difficult overland route, approaching their target from the rear and successfully destroyed it. Seven were captured and later executed at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp under Hitler's infamous Commando Order. 


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