GILES, John Frederick
Capt. Giles, 3 troop, was killed during operations at Vaagso. He had served with No 3 Commando since their first raid on Guernsey.
John Giles received his first commission into the Gloucestershire Regiment and won the heavy-weight boxing championship of the Army Southern Command. He also played rugby for Clifton Rugby Football Club.Sources: Clifton RFC History Storm from the Sea by Peter Young CWGC.
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