STACPOOLE, Derick Roderick de

Rank: 
Major
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Wednesday, November 1, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
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 grave in Gallery: 
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