COUSINS, Terence Frederick

Known as: 
Freddy
Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
April 1922
Died : 
Wednesday, June 7, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Capt. Cousins 47RMCommando
Captain Terence Cousins died during operations at Normandy [1]. He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches for his gallantry and leadership whilst attacking an enemy bunker at Port-en-Bessin during which he was killed [2]. There is a memorial at this location in his memory. 
  • Freddy Cousins entered the Corps in September 1940. On completion of training he was appointed to H.M.S Cumberland where he remained until 1943. He later joined the Special Service Group [3]. 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2]  London Gazettes Supp. 36979, page 1386.
[3] Extract from the RM Globe and Laurel Nov. 1944 edition.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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