HERSTELL, Ernest Maxwell

Rank: 
Gunner
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
14317992
Died : 
Saturday, May 29, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Gnr. Herstell served in 6 Commando, then the SSRF (62 Commando) and finally the SAS. He was killed during  operations with 2 SAS at Pantelleria during Operation Snapdragon.
[Source: CWGC / Special Forces Roll of Honour website / HMS Unshaken website]
 

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