MCKENNA, George

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
EX 3363
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Saturday, July 12, 1919
Place of Birth: 
Middlesborough, Yorkshire
Died : 
Thursday, October 26, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal George McKenna died in Corfu.  At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in policing operations there after recently liberating the island. He received a Mention in Despatches for "devotion to duty during operations in the Mediterranean theatre covering a period from 1st April to 10th September, 1944."
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
London Gazette 36979, page 1386.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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