ATHERTON, William Temperley

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PLY/X 111533
Died : 
Friday, June 30, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Mne WT Atherton 46RM Commando

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

Sources
CWGC
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM. (published in 1946.)
 
Notes
The CWGC show date of death as 30 June 1944. Captain P.K.W. Johnson RM recorded the date of death in his book (see source above) as 2nd July 1944.
 

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