MEE, Alfred John
Wednesday, November 8, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Marine Alfred Mee died during operations at Walcheren.
At the time of his death a patrol from his Commando had been sent to Veere on the North East of the island travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes. The second Buffaloe with Lieut. England in command struck a submerged 11inch shell rigged up to a post as a mine causing many casualties. He is named on a plaque beside the Memorial to 48RM Commando near the Protestant Church of Serooskerke which lists names of the casualties that occurred on the 8th November.
Interviews with Mnes. Jack Desmond and Bert Skinner in Ken Ford's book DDay Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RMCommando.
Traces of War website.
Photo of grave in Gallery:
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