MAYNARD, John Edward Trestrail

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
8 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5440304
Died : 
Thursday, July 17, 1941
and (if between 2 dates): 
Friday, July 18, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal John Maynard died during operations in Tobruk (Cyrenaica Libya) whilst part of a detachment from No 8 Commando ('B' Bn. Layforce) assigned to the garrison [1][2][3].
  • 17 August 1939 awarded the Royal Humane Society's Testimonial in Vellum, for Saving Life at Sea [1].
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/28.
[3] See Linked Content below.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
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