GARDENER, Michael Chase

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Saturday, January 6, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Lieut. Gardener was killed druring the period that his Commando were defending the main approach from North Holland to Antwerp by the River Maas near the damaged Keizersveer Bridge. He was leading a patrol that was ambushed by the river just North of Geertruidenberg. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)

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