WILSON, Peter Maziere Mercer

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
118467
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Lieutenant Peter Wilson was killed during operations at Normandy on DDay [1]The grave where he was first buried is shown in a film taken at Pegasus Bridge on the 28th July 1944 and now on the IWM website [view film][2].

He is buried alongside 2 other Commandos and an Airborne Soldier [3].  

  • Guardsman Leslie Campbell, No 3 Commando. [view]
  • Fusilier Arthur Charity No 6 Commando. [view]
  • Lance Corporal Fred Greenhalgh, 2nd Airborne Ox and Bucks LI. [view]
Sources
[1] CWGC main entry
[2] IWM Film Catalogue number ACB 86 © IWM.
[3] CWGC Grave Concentration Report.
 

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