LLEWELLYN, Fred

Rank: 
Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
4036505
Born: 
Tuesday, September 16, 1919
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Operations: 
Corporal Fred Llewellyn 1 Commando

Corporal Fred Llewellyn died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was part of a demolition team who embarked for the raid on Motor Launch ML 306.
Service Record 
17 January 1940 enlisted King's Shopshire Light Infantry.
27 April 1940 to No.9 Independent Company.
8 November 1940 to No.1 Special Service Battalion.
11 November 1940 promoted Lance Corporal
4 March 1941 to No.1 Commando.
5 May 1941 promoted Acting Corporal.
3 August 1941 granted war substantive rank of Corporal.
28 March 1942 killed in action.

Sources
CWGC
Service record from James Dorrian, author Storming St. Nazaire.
St Nazaire Society website.
[Image] His niece Rosalind Banfield; Jim Dorrian, St Nazaire Society.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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