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BLINMAN, Harold Trevor

No 6 Commando
Lance Corporal Harold Blinman died during operations in North Africa.
 
At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

COATES, William John Lewis

No 6 Commando
Private William Coates died during operations in North Africa. ​At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

ELLIS, Richard Paul

No 6 Commando
Fusilier Richard Ellis died during operations in North Africa. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

HUMPHREYS, James

No 1 Commando

Private James Humphreys died of wounds during operations in North Africa. He received a posthumous MiD for gallant and distinguished services in North Africa.

Sources
CWGC
London Gazette Supplement 36180 page 4227.
 

JENKINS, Edward

No 6 Commando
Private Edward Jenkins died during operations in North Africa. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

LORD, Robert Stephen

No 6 Commando
Fusilier Robert Lord died during operations in North Africa. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

MEEHAN, Hugh

No 6 Commando
Corporal Hugh Meehan died during operations in North Africa. ​At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

MORGAN, Harold Rees

Captain Harold Rees Morgan 1 Commando
No 1 Commando
Captain Harold Morgan from Llanelly died [1] during operations at Bizerte Tunisia. He received a MiD for "gallant and distinguished services in North Africa." [2].
 
Extract from the Liverpool Evening Express - Tuesday 22 December 1942

SADLER, Richard

No 6 Commando
Lance Sergeant Richard Sadler died during operations in North Africa. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

SCOTT, John Murray

No 6 Commando
Captain John Scott died during operations in North Africa. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
 

WHELAN, Jack

No 1 Commando
Private Jack Whelan was initially reported missing, later presumed to have died of wounds during operations at Bizerte, Tunisia. He has no known grave.
 
Sources
CWGC.
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/68.
 

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