TRASK, Walter Albert Henry

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Friday, January 1, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Lieutenant Walter Trask died along with the rest of  'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk.
 
Extract from the Western Morning News Saturday 01 January 1949.
Roll of Honour
TRASK, W.A.H. -  In treasured and loving memory of our devoted only son, Wally, Lieut., Royal Marine Commandos, H.M.S. Fidelity, killed in action Jan 1. 1943, aged 19½ years. Remembering also his gallant Royal Marine comrades who died with him.
May God bless them.
Mr. and Mrs. Trask, 18 Octagon Street, Plymouth.
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Western Morning News newspaper / British Newspaper Archive.
 

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