KING, David

Lance Bombardier
Royal Artillery, 89 H.A.A. Regt
Service number: 
Died : 
Monday, February 26, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour: 
Lance Bombardier David King, 5 troop, was killed during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps.
The War Diary records that he was killed during shelling that took place between 1110hrs and 1550hrs. In the same entry it records that LSgt Campbell was seriously injured later dying of his wounds during this shelling.
(Source: No 2 Cdo. War Diary 26th Feb. 1945.National Archives ref WO/218/82.)

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