MANNERS, James Calvert (Lt.Col.)

Known as: 
Pops
Rank: 
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Saturday, June 3, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
28
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Lieutenant Colonel James Manners DSO, Officer Commanding 40RM Commando, died during operations on the enemy held island of Brac, Yugoslavia.
He had been Commanding Officer since just after the Dieppe raid and was appointed D.S.O. for gallant and distinguished services in operations leading to the capture of Termoli. *
 
Sources
CWGC
* London Gazettes Supp. 36367, page 687 [8/2/1944].
 

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