Corporal John Maybury, 2 troop, was shot and killed during operations codenamed Intemperate 1 and 2, against the German occupied island of Schouwen, Holland.
His death is referred to in the book The Fighting Fourth by Maj. Dunning as "an ex-guardsman and one of the Commando's star footballers, who had been with the unit from its earliest days."
(Operation source: No 4 Cdo War Diary/Report by Capt. K. Wright No 4 Cdo. IO)