ENGLAND, Walter Hugh
South African Tank Corps
Wednesday, November 8, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Lieut. England, SA Forces attached to 48RM Commando, was killed during operations at Walcheren.He is named as part of a patrol 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. (Source: Interviews with Mnes. Jack Desmond and Bert Skinner in Ken Ford's book DDay Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RMCommando.)
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