Cpl. Cocks was killed during operations in Holland.
Nederweert War Cemetery
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LCpl. Harden was killed during operations in the Brachterbeek area of Holland. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.
London Gazette of 9th March, 1945
His brother, Major Clark Edmond John Leaphard, also served in 6 Commando and survived the war.
(Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.) The CWGC only show an initial of 'C' rather than a forename. The source of his forename is the Naval History website.
Mne. Purvis was killed during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek.
Extract from the Dundee Courier - Saturday 03 February 1945
Mne. Timmins was killed during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek.
(Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945)
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