CHARLWOOD, Harry

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X 105642.
Honours & Awards: 
Marine Harry Charlwood 46 Commando

Marine Harry Charlwood, 'B' troop, was awarded the MM for his gallantry during the attack on Rots, Normandy. Having been wounded he was taken prisoner. He was subsequently released when the prison camp was overrun by the 11th Armoured Division near Lubeck in May 1945. 

Sources
London Gazettes Supp. 36846, page 5809.
CVA 'B' Troop image in Gallery.
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Captain P.K.W. Johnson RM.
 

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