FURSSE, Reginald Henry

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6896471
Reg Fursse 2 Commando
Corporal Reginald Fursse, 6 Troop, was one of the Commando contingent on motor launch ML 156 during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire on 28 March 1942 [1].
  • Evacuated back to the UK, he remained with No. 2 Commando [2][3]
  • 13 September 1943 (Sergeant) (No.2 Commando) wounded during Operation Avalanche at Salerno [3].
Sources
[1] CVA Gallery images of No.2 Commando
[2] St Nazaire Society website.
[3] British Army Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/68.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 1173 issued September 2003.
 

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