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GOMM, Arthur George

RM Engineer Commando
Commando Basic Training Centre
Royal Marines
Died on war service

Sergeant Arthur Gomm died from multiple injuries sustained as a result of the premature explosion of a high explosive demolition charge at the Commando Basic Training Centre, Achnacarry, Scotland.

HAYDON, Alan Albert

Training Centres
Royal Artillery
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Gunner Alan Haydon died by accidental drowning whilst at the Commando Depot, Achnacarry. He had been posted from 34th Signal Training Regiment, RA, to the Commando Depot on 8 November 1941.
Also recorded as dying by drowning on this date  were Private Patrick McCarthy, Fusilier James Scullion, and Corporal Frederick Turner [see Linked Content below].

SMITH, Andrew Henry

Training Centres
The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Captain Andrew Smith, formerly a civil engineer,  died of a gunshot wound at STC Lochailort. The informant on the Register of Deaths was Major Hodges, Medical Officer STC Lochailort.

TURNER, Frederick William Morgan

No 12 Commando
Gloucestershire Regiment
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Corporal Frederick Turner, No.12 Commando, died by drowning in Loch Linne whilst serving at the Commando Depot, Achnacarry.  

Also recorded as dying by drowning on this date were Private Pat McCarthy, Fusilier James Scullion, and Gunner Alan Haydon [see Linked Content below].

WOOLLAM, George Arthur

Lt George Woollam 46RM Commando
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Lieutenant George Woollam died in an accident whilst serving at the Commando Basic Training Centre. The death certificate states he died of a fractured skull at the North British Aluminium Company's Works. 
  • 46RM Commando from 1943 onwards.
  • From Tunstall and remembered on their War Memorial.

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