LAY, Gordon

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
CH/X115330
Born: 
Thursday, June 24, 1926
Place of Birth: 
Poplar, London
Died : 
Thursday, April 12, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 

Marine Gordon Lay died in Germany. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at the River Aller in the vicinity of the village of Hademstorf, Germany.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

The Story of 45RM Commando, published 1946 for veterans.

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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