Mne. Mackinstry was killed during operations at Dieppe.
Oye-Plage Communal Cemetery Pas de Calais France
Sergeant John Park was a veteran of the Dieppe raid. At the time of Sgt. Park's death units from his Commando were engaged on raids along the French coast (Hardtack raids). It is believed he may have drowned during one such raid at Gravelines, France.
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