YATES, Thomas David

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Lieut. Yates, 'Y' troop,  was killed when his Landing Craft struck beach defences at Normandy on D Day. He drowned attempting to swim to the shore under heavy enemy fire.
(Source: D Day Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RM Commando by Ken Ford.)
 

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