BANCROFT, John

Rank: 
Bombardier
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
71141
Died : 
Tuesday, October 5, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Bombardier John Bancroft, 34 Army Troop, was killed during operations on Leros when his unit was attacked and bombed by enemy aircraft. 
 
Also killed were Capt. Belcher Tpr. McDaid, and Fus. Ashton.
(Source: Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit, author Nicholas Rankin.)
 

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