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Saturday, June 10, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
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Lance Sergeant Eric Khytovitch MM was killed during operations at Normandy .
No 6 Commando War Diary 10th June 1944"Place: In the field, Le Plein a.m. - 2 Troop kill 2 snipers with 'K' gun. We are heavily mortared. We answer with our own mortars. 0800 - Enemy attacks, all troops engage. By 1700 hrs all attacks definitely repelled. Suspect enemy got it in the neck. Our own casualties total 16."  He had previously been awarded the MM for "gallant and distinguished services in North Africa."  He can be seen in this photo of a group from No 6 Commando. [view] Sources  CWGC  No 6 Cdo War Diary  London Gazettes Supp. 36000, page 1997.
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