De STACPOOLE, Derek Roderick
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Wednesday, November 1, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
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Major Derek Roderick de Stacpoole, 'Y' troop, was shot and killed during operations at Walcheren. He had earler been wounded during the Normandy landings rejoining the Commando and taking part in operations at Dozule in August.
He received a MiD for " good service while operating with 21st Army Group."
D Day Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RM Commando author Ken Ford.
London Gazettes Supp. 36979, page 1386.
[Image] Haste to the Battle author Maj. Gen. J.L. Moulton
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