NATHAN, Ernst

Served as : 
NORTON, Ernest
Known as: 
forename also seen as Eli
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
6387022
Born: 
Saturday, August 19, 1922
Died : 
Tuesday, June 13, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Ernst Nathan, who was of the Jewish faith, served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Ernest Norton.  He died during operations at Normandy.
 
Sources:
10 Commando, author Ian Dear
Jewish Virtual Library.
 
(nb. not to be confused with RSM E.W. Nathan of 3 troop.)
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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