HAMSTEAD, Edward Oliver

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X 104537
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Wednesday, April 11, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour: 
Marine Edward Hamstead died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
  • He had earlier received a Mention in Despatches for outstanding service while operating with the Allied Armies in Italy, rank shown as Marine (Acting Temporary Corporal)*.
Sources
CWGC.
*London Gazette 36903, page 518 published 23 January 1945.
 
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