KILBRIDE, Joseph

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
EX/3726
Born: 
Thursday, December 20, 1917
Birthplace: 
Bradford, Yorkshire
Died : 
Monday, July 12, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal Joseph Kilbride died on board the Hospital Carrier St. David during operations at Sicily. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
 
Notes
We have an image of a Signals Intelligence Unit [view] formed for the earlier raid at Dieppe which operated covertly on on this raid as a platoon of 40RM Commando.  On that image Cpl Kilbride is named as a member of the unit and the image is annotated that he was later KIA. 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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