UFTON, Edward Albert

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Sunday, March 8, 1936
Died : 
Tuesday, November 6, 1956
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Lieutenant Edward Ufton, 'B' Troop, from Burton-on-Trent, died during Operation Musketeer, the Anglo-French Invasion of Port Said, Egypt.  He was leading a section clearing the Customs House when killed by enemy fire.
 
Sources
AFM ROH
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC.
Hampshire Telegraph - Friday 14 December 1956.
British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 

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