KENWARD, Peter John
Wednesday, August 19, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Lt Kenward died during operations at Dieppe. Gunner Peter John Kenward, late Cadet Sgt. Bradfield College contingent June Div., OTC, was commissioned on the 2nd September 1939. He had joined No 3 Commando on the 17th August 1942, embarked with them on the 18th, and was killed in his landing craft on the 19th. Brig. Durnford-Slater described him as "A fine young officer." Sources: Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig John Durnford-Slater. LG Publication date 6th October 1939; Supplement 34703; Page 6780.
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