Marine Martin Derrick died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.
'From Omaha to the Scheldt', author Professor (Captain) John Forfar MC, Medical Officer 47RM Cdo.
Ask Questions / Add Information / Add Photos
Photos will be reviewed and added to the Archive if appropriate. [FAQ's].