ALEXANDER, John Moir

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO/X4237
Died : 
Wednesday, August 19, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Marine John Alexander died during operations at Dieppe.

It should be noted that we have an Image of a Signals Intelligence Unit [view] formed for the raid at Dieppe which operated covertly on on this raid as a platoon of 40RM Commando.  On that image Mne Alexander is named as a member of the unit. The unit was 10 Platoon 'X' Company [more...] under the command of Lieutenant H.O. Huntington-Whiteley [more...], their role to acquire signals intelligence documents from German Naval HQ at Dieppe. 


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