VANDERWERVE, John Edward

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Regiment/Corps: 
Kings Regiment (Liverpool)
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
117921
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Lieutenant John Vanderwerve  died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 306 and  OIC of a protection squad for the demolition team on board.
 
Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society.
Liverpool Scottish Museum Trust, history of involvement in Special Ops.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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