SEVERN, Clive

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Northamptonshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5887258
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Tuesday, January 20, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
LCpl. Severn SBS
LCpl. Severn, 11 Commando, was killed at sea whilst attached to the SBS. He received a posthumous MiD "in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East."
(Source: London Gazettes Supp. 36065, page 2870.)
 

There is a forum message relating to him which states "HMS Triumph (a submarine) was lost somewhere in the Aegean Sea in January 1942. No-one knows her position. She went down with all hands onboard including 2 Commando's, Corporals Clive Severn & Alfred Child. Both are listed as serving with 1 SBS." The official forms are also posted there and state "Presumed killed in action." 

View the forum message: Corporals Clive Severn and Alfred Child - HMS Triumph (N18).


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