CABLE, Albert Victor

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PLY/X 109422
Died : 
Sunday, July 23, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Mne. Cable was killed during operations at Normandy.

The date of his death tallies with that of a Fighting Patrol (raid) from his Commando to breach the enemy line beyond La Grande Ferme du Buisson and take prisoners. It set out at 0330hrs and was led by Lieut. O'Brien and acompanied by Lieut. Collet with 14 volunteers.  With the enemy alerted by the explosion of a mine a fire fight occurred resulting in casualties. (Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)


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