ATHERTON, Joseph

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X103460
Born: 
Monday, July 11, 1921
Place of Birth: 
Wigan, Lancashire
Died : 
Wednesday, August 23, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Corporal Joseph Atherton died during operations at Pont L'Eveque, Normandy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM.
 
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