BLEAKLEY, Charles

Rank: 
Fusilier
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
4208516
Died : 
Friday, September 18, 1942
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Location: 
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Fus. Bleakley died by gunshot wound (instantaneous) at Bunarkaig, Achnacarry.  He was seen after death by Capt. J.E. Symondson RAMC, the Medical Officer at the Commando Basic Training Centre (CBTC). 
[Source: Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.]
 
This location was used by the CBTC for all their boat training including the 'Opposed landing' training exercises where live ammunition was used. View more on this link about the Training at Bunarkaig.
 

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