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In 1946 the Army Council decided that the Army Commandos were to be disbanded and no provision was allowed or made for any depository or office which would have at least contained a complete Roster of Names of the men who served in the various units.
2 Troop History
10th May 1940
Cpl. Berkley, who had served with 2 (Dutch) troop of the Commando, was killed during operations with the Prinses Irene Brigade.
Pte. Hagelaars, who served in 2 (Dutch) troop of the Commando, died at Eindhoven. At the time of his death Pte. Hagelaars was attached to the staff of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands as part of his body guard. He was the recipient of the Kruis van Verdienste (Cross of Merit gallantry award Holland). (Source: Dutch Commando Museum.)
Pte. Roozeboom, who served in 2 (Dutch) troop of the Commando, was killed during operations at Arnhem whilst attached to the 1st Airborne Division.
Sgt. Jack van Rosendael, who served in 2 (Dutch) troop of the Commando, was killed by the explosion of a German V1 rocket whilst an instructor to the Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten (Interior Forces) at Princenhage, a small town in the neighbourhood of Breda. (Source: Dutch Commando Museum.)
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