CURTIS, Edward Geoffrey

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Lieutenant Edward Curtis, 'B' troop,  was killed during operations at Normandy on 'D'Day.
 

Extract from the 48RM Cdo. War Diary 6-6-1944 Langrune, 1300 hrs

'B'  tp reports "Deathshead" clear, they had found it unoccupied, and suffered only one casualty  (Lt.Curtis) wounded by own naval supportive fire.   
 
Sources
CWGC
48 RM Cdo. War Diary, National Archives file ADM 202/111.
 
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