VOGEL, Egon

Served as : 
VILLIERS, Ernest Robert
Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Sussex Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6436356
Died : 
Saturday, March 24, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Vogel alias Villiers 10 Commando
Egon Vogel was of the Jewish Faith and served  under an alias of Ernest Robert Villiers in 3 troop, also known as  'X' troop, of the inter allied commando. At the time of his death during operations at the River Rhine crossing he was attached to 46RM Commando.
 
He had previously been wounded whilst with 46RM Commando on the 23rd June 1944 during operations at the Sallenelles.
(Source: The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt. P.K.W. Johnson RM.)
 

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