CROMPTON, William

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PO/X 114336
Born: 
Thursday, May 22, 1924
Birthplace: 
Bury, Lancashire
Died : 
Thursday, April 12, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20

Marine William Crompton died in Germany. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at the River Aller in the vicinity of the village of Hademstorf.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.
The Story of 45RM Commando published in 1946 for veterans.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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