Tuesday, November 7, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Mne. Fawcett died of wounds inflicted during the Westkapelle landings on D Day at Walcheren. + Due to weather conditions between the 2nd and 5th November casualties were not able to be evacuated and had to be retained ashore in crowded tented facilities. Eventually more than 70 were evacuated by one LCT on the 6th November, the journey to Ostend taking 10 hours due to the weather. Mne Fawcett died during this journey. 
Extract from the Liverpool Evening Express - Friday 08 December 1944Marine Commando Joseph Fawcett, Aber Street, West Derby Road Liverpool, has died of wounds sustained while on war service. He was an old boy of Mill Road School Everton . Sources  CWGC  Professor (Capt)  Liverpool Evening Express  website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk Image © Trinity Mirror.
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