ANDERSON, John

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
9 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Kings Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3716829
Died : 
Thursday, February 3, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private John Anderson 9 Commando
Private John Anderson was reported missing 3 February 1944, later presumed killed in action during operations at Monte Ornito and Monte Faito, Italy. He has no known grave. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/72 (1944) and WO417/94 (1945).
[Image] Ian Anderson (nephew).
 
Notes
His name is on the Marble Roll of Honour on Monte Ornito.
CVA Gallery image shows him with a Lance Corporal stripe. This is likely to have been a temporary rank. CWGC show war substantive Private.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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