SMALLBONE, Nelson Arthur Michel

Known as: 
Nelly
Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Fusiliers (City of London)
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
6467394
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Sunday, March 11, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Sergeant Nelson Smallbone 2 Commando
Neslon Smallbone
Sergeant Nelson Smallbone, 6 troop, died 11 March 1945 during operations in Italy [1][2].
  • Mentioned in Despatches for "gallant and distinguished services in the field."[3].
  • 3 September 1943 (Corporal) wounded during operations in Italy (Salerno) [4].
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] CVA Gallery.
[3] London Gazette 36950, page 1041.
[4] British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/68.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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