BELCHER, Ernest John

Rank: 
Regimental Sergeant Major
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PO/X 252
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Wednesday, October 21, 1908
Place of Birth: 
Wallingford, Berkshire
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
35
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 

Regimental Sergeant Major Ernest Belcher died during operations at Normandy on D Day. The announcement of his award of the British Empire Medal (Military Division) was made 2 days after his death. 

Source
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
London Gazette 36544, page 2594.

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