DOOLEY, Arthur

Rank: 
Acting T/Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
EX 4045
Died : 
Sunday, September 19, 1943
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Operations: 
Age: 
26
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Arthur Dooley was killed in training at the Commando Basic Training Centre. The War Diary for 19th September 1943 states, "p.m. 2" mortar accident resulting in death of Sgt Gibson and Cpl A. Dooley, both of C Troop".  
[Additional Source: Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.]
 

Extracts from Service Record. See this Forum message for more:  RM44 Arthur Dooley

Enlistment: 28 February 1940
HBL RM Brigade 28 February 1940 - 31 July 1943
HBL RM Commando 1 August 1943 - 19 September 1943 
Promotions:
Lance Corporal 14 June 1943
Corporal (A/Ty) 1 August 1943
In 1940 he served in Dakar and Freetown as part of the 3rd Battalion.

Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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