BUSCALL, John Allan

Rank: 
Captain
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X 561
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Thursday, October 26, 1911
Died : 
Monday, July 19, 1948
Died in service
Age: 
36
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Capt Buscall RM

Capt. John Buscall died whilst serving at the Commando School RM. [1]

In 1942 the then PLY/X 561 Sgt John Allan Buscall RM was promoted Lieutenant. [2] 

In August 1943 on their formation, he joined 46RM Commando and served with with 'Z' troop of 46RM Commando. [3]

He received a MID for distinguished services in NW Europe whilst Lieutenant (Acting Major). [4]

Sources
[1] Armed Forces Memorial ROH
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 35785, page 4943
[3] Troop image in CVA gallery
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 37464, page 910
 
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