AINSWORTH, Richard Harold

Rank: 
Marine (Acting Temporary Corporal)
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X3749
Honours & Awards: 
Richard Ainsworth was awarded the British Empire Medal whilst an Acting T/ Corporal in 40 RM Commando, for gallantry in helping the wounded, in spite of his own injuries, when the ship in which he was serving, HMS Queen Emma, was attacked from the air.
 
The death of "Sgt. Richard Harry Ainsworth (40 & 47 RM Cdo) of Farlington, York", was announced in Commando Association newsletter 96 issued March 1993.
 
Sources
London Gazettes Supp 36259, page 5141.
National Archives file ADM 1/14563.
Commando Association newsletter 96.
 

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