SHRIGLEY, Ernest

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X 120590
Born: 
Saturday, November 13, 1915
Birthplace: 
Talke, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Died : 
Wednesday, November 8, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Operations: 

Corporal Ernest Shrigley died during operations in Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.
Interviews with Mnes. Jack Desmond and Bert Skinner in Ken Ford's book DDay Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RMCommando.
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Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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