POOLEY, John Bertram Vaughan
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Wednesday, June 7, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
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Major Pooley MC was killed during the action in Normandy. He had been promoted from the rank of Gunner in the Royal Artillery (TA) to be 2/Lt from the 10th January 1940. After joining No 3 Commando he was awarded the Military Cross whilst a T/Captain in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Sicily. Sources London Gazettes Publication date: 5 January 1940; Supplement: 34768; Page: 147. London Gazettes Publication date: 19 October 1943; Supplement: 36217; Page: 4662.
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