FOX, Arthur Thomas

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PLY/X108266
Died : 
Tuesday, August 29, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Marine Arthur Fox was killed during operations at Normandy [1].

 

Extract from the 48 RM Commando War Diary 27th-29th August 1944 [2].

St. Maclou 
27 Aug- 1030 Full church parade.Orders given for short leave-trips to Honfleur.
28 Aug - Cdo continued rest period.
29 Aug - Cdo continued rest period. 1500hrs, 3 men from Y tp visiting the Sallenelles strong point were unlucky enough to stand on a mine, killing 2*, and wounded one.
 
* Marine Bert Woodbine [view] was the other Commando who died.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] National Archives ADM 202/111.
 

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