STACPOOLE, Derick Roderick de
Honours & Awards:
Wednesday, November 1, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Maj. de Stacpoole, 'Y' troop, was shot and killed during operations at Walcheren. He had earler been wounded during the Normandy landings rejoining the Commando and taking part in operations at Dozule in August. (Source: D Day Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RM Commando by Ken Ford.) Lt (Acting Major) de Stacpoole received a MiD for " good service while operating with 21st Army Group." (Source: London Gazettes Supp. 36979, page 1386.)
Photo of Commando in Gallery:
Photo of grave in Gallery:
Archive pages :
Add your information
Register on the Forum to add information, or photos, or to ask questions [register now].
Your message will then be seen by our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum. [FAQ's].
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.