ATHERTON, William Temperley

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X 111533
Born: 
Friday, March 20, 1925
Birthplace: 
Radcliffe, Lancashire
Died : 
Friday, June 30, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Mne WT Atherton 46RM Commando

Marine William Atherton, 'B' troop, died during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy.

Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
[3] The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM. (published in 1946.)
 
Notes
The CWGC at [1] above record date of death as 30 June 1944. Sources [2] and [3] record the date as 2nd July 1944.
 
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