YATES, Thomas David
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
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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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