LYONS, Frank

Rank: 
Marine
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
CH/X112024
Died : 
Thursday, May 4, 1944
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
20
Marine Frank Lyons died of gunshot wounds and shock at The Military Hospital, Onich, near Fort William, believed to be located at the time in the grounds of Alltshellach House. His death occurred during an operation to treat the injuries to his left leg and right foot. The Register of Deaths records his unit as "RM Commando's."  
[Source: Register of Deaths in the district of Ballachulish via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.]
 
The CWGC record shows service as Royal Marines with no reference to Commando which would be correct during this period if he died in commando training.
 
Service in a specific RM Commando Unit has not yet been established.
 
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