ZAMMIT, Robert

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO/X 106117
Died : 
Sunday, December 31, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Mne. Zammit died in the UK of wounds inflicted during operations at Normandy.

He was part of a large fighting patrol of 4 troops and the heavy weapons troop sent against the enemy lines north east from La Grande Ferme commencing at 2115hrs on the 18th June. It was hoped to be an in out raid to gather intelligence, capture prisoners, and weaken the enemies morale. Mne. Zammit was wounded suffering severe chest and spinal injuries from which he died months later. 
(Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 
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