GREENWOOD, Jack

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
York and Lancaster Regiment
Service number: 
4745720
Died : 
Sunday, March 2, 1941
and (if between 2 dates): 
Monday, March 3, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Cpl. Greenwood died by drowning after taking part in operations on the island of Castelorizzo on the 28th February.  He was reported missing believed drowned attempting to escape.  His body was later found and identified.

Sources
CWGC
50 Me Cdo Casualty List 25th-28th Feb. 1941 in Crete (War Office Oct 1941) Ref. National Archives /WO361/124
The Middle East Commandos by Charles Messenger.
 

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