DEWBERRY, Charles William

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X113021
Died : 
Monday, February 5, 1945
Died on war service
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Mne Charles William Dewberry 46RM Commando
Newspaper report on death of Marine Dewberry

Marine Charles Dewberry, 'A' troop, was wounded during operations at Sallenelles. 

Mne. Dewberry who was from Gunton Road Upper Clapton, was found dead whilst taking a bath at the TOC H Club in Chichester. A post mortem came to the conclusion that his death was thought to be due to a fall, possibly as he got out of the bath. The Coroner recorded a verdit of Accidental Death.

Sources:
CWGC
Hampshire Telegraph 9th February 1945 report of the Coroners verdict.
 
Notes
In the book The Story of 46RM Commando, Mne Dewberry is listed as killed in action/dying of wounds at Sallenelles. It is likely that he was recovering from his wounds in the UK at the time of his death.
 

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