BANCROFT, John

Rank: 
Bombardier
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
71141
Died : 
Tuesday, October 5, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Bdr. Bancroft, 34 Army Troop, was killed during operations on Leros when his unit was attacked and bombed by enemy aircraft. 
 
Also killed were Capt. Belcher Tpr. McDaid, and Fus. Ashton.
(Source: Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit, author Nicholas Rankin.)
 

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