CHEYNE, John

Known as: 
Jock
Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Gordon Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
2876138
Born: 
Friday, May 1, 1914
Died : 
Sunday, November 16, 1941
and (if between 2 dates): 
Saturday, December 27, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Jock Cheyne 11 Commando
Sergeant John Cheyne, 8 troop, was posted to 'L' Detachment, Special Air Service Brigade, on the 28th August 1941. He died during Operation Squatter targetting an airfield at Timimi, west of Tobruk, Libya, whilst attached to 'L' Detachment, Special Air Service Brigade. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
The SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour 1941 - 47.
 

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