SCOTT, Thomas Veitch
Friday, January 12, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Marine Thomas Scott was killed during operations at Myebon. The 42 RM Commando War Diary and the CWGC both record only one commando from 42 as dying on this day. The entry in the War Diary reads as follows: “Date 12 Jan 1945. Place - Akyab Island Myebon 0830 hrs, Unit landed at Myebon Peninsular after Air strike and Naval bombardment. Slight opposition encountered during landing from mortar, 37 mm and rifle fire. A tp's landing craft hit by enemy arty, A tp Comd injured, one marine killed, one SNCO wounded.” Sources CWGC War Diary 42 RM.Cdo, National Archives file ADM 202/94.
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