Padua War Cemetery, Italy

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JACKSON, Joseph (LSgt)

Lance Sergeant Joseph  Jackson DCM died during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for "gallant and distinguished services in the field."
 
Sources
CWGC
London Gazette 36983, page 1427.
 

KING, David

Lance Bombardier David King, 5 troop, died during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps. The War Diary records that he was killed during shelling that took place between 1110hrs and 1550hrs.
 
In the same entry it records that LSgt Campbell was seriously injured later dying of his wounds during this shelling.
 
Sources
CWGC.

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