HAYDON, Peter Hillyard

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Sunday, November 5, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Capt. Haydon DSO was killed during operations at Walcheren.
 
He had earlier been awarded the DSO for conspicuous gallantry and leadership in driving off repeated attacks by the enemy on the road from Salerno to Naples, though he was wounded and his men outnumbered by the enemy.*
 
Source
CWGC
* London Gazettes Supp. 36367, page 687 [8/2/1944]
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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