POOLEY, John Bertram Vaughan
Honours & Awards:
Wednesday, June 7, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Major John Pooley MC died during operations at Normandy.
He had been promoted from the rank of Gunner in the Royal Artillery (TA) to be 2/Lt from the 10th January 1940. After joining No 3 Commando he was awarded the Military Cross whilst a T/Captain in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Sicily.
London Gazettes Publication date: 5 January 1940; Supplement: 34768; Page: 147.
London Gazettes Publication date: 19 October 1943; Supplement: 36217; Page: 4662.
Primary Roll of Honour:
Photo of Commando in Gallery:
Photo of grave in Gallery:
Archive pages :
Ask questions / Add information
Use our Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now].
Your message will then be seen by our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum. [FAQ's].
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.