10 Cdo Roll of Honour 'X' tp.

                                                         The Fallen from 'X' Troop
Lieut. K.J. GLASER
WO1 RSM. E.W. NATHAN
Officer Cadet G.A. BARTH 
Sgt.  E. KAGERER-STEIN
Sgt.  O.  HESS 
Sgt . E.   VOGEL 
Cpl.  G.M.  FRANK 
Cpl.  S.  WEICH
LCpl. H.  ARENSTEIN 
LCpl. W.  AUERHAHN
LCpl. K.W.  GUMPERTZ
LCpl. E.R.  LENEL
LCpl. K.  MEYER
Pte. R.G. ABRAHAMOWICZ
Pte. M.  LEWINSKY
Pte. E.  NATHAN 
Pte. G. OPPELT 
Pte. C. RICE  
Pte. J. SMITH
Pte. H.  SACHS 
Pte. E.G.  WEINBERGER​ 
Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen, many of whom served under aliases which are also shown.
Displaying 1 - 39 of 39

ABRAHAMOWICZ, Richard George

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Richard Abrahamowicz was of the Jewish faith and served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop,  of the inter allied commando under the alias of Richard Arlen. He was killed assaulting an enemy machine gun position during operations with 45RM Commando at Franceville Plage, Normandy. 
 
Sources

ARENSTEIN, Hans

Hans Arenstein 10 Commando
No 10 Commando
47RM Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds

Hans Arenstein served under an alias of Harry Andrews. He was of the Jewish Faith and a member of 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando.  He was attached to 47RM Commando at the time of his death.

AUERHAHN, Werner

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Werner Auerhahn served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Peter Vernon Allan WELLS. He was killed by a mine during operations in Italy and was the first casualty of the troop. 
 

FRANK, Gunther Max

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds

Gunther Max Frank died during operations at Normandy on D Day. He served under an alias of George Mack Franklyn in 3 troop, also known as  'X' troop, of the inter allied commando. 

GLASER, Kurt Joachim

Grave of Lt Griffith 10 Commando
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds

Kurt Joachim Glaser served in 3 troop, also known as  'X' troop, under the name of Keith James Griffith.  He was shot and killed by a sniper during operations with 1 Special Service Bde. to cross a railway bridge over the River Aller near the town of Essel.

GUMPERTZ, Kurt Wilhelm

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Kurt Gumpertz died during operations in Normandy with No 4 Commando.  He served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Kenneth Graham. 
 

LENEL, Ernst Richard

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Ernst Lenel, who was of the Jewish faith, served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Ernest Lawrence.  He was reported missing whilst attached to No 3 Commando after a solo intelligence gathering patrol at Amfreville. 
 
Sources:

MEYER, Kurt

LCpl Peter Moody 3tp10Commando
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds

Kurt Meyer served under an alias of Peter Moody. He was of the Jewish Faith and a member of 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando. He was killed during operations in Normandy whilst attached to 47RM Commando.

NATHAN, Ernst

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Ernst Nathan, who was of the Jewish faith, served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Ernest Norton.  He died during operations at Normandy.
 
Sources:
10 Commando, author Ian Dear
Jewish Virtual Library.
 

OPPELT, Gustav

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gustav Oppelt was a refugee from Czechoslavakia (Sudeten German) and was killed during operations at Dieppe. For this raid he was attached to 'X' troop, of  No 10.

RICE, C.

No 10 Commando
Died in service unknown cause
Pte. Rice served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando. There is little known of him apart from a reference in the 10(IA) Commando War Diary for the 19th August 1942 recording the fact that he went on the Dieppe raid and did not return.  We have yet to find an official record of his birth name nor any confirming his death.
 

SACHS, Herbert

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Herbert Sachs was of the Jewish Faith and served under an alias of Herbert Seymour in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando.
 

WEICH, Salo

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds

Salo Weich, an Austrian of Jewish faith, served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under an alias of Robert Geoffrey Hamilton. He was killed during operations with 41RM Commando at Walcheren.

WEINBERGER, Ernest George

No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Ernest Weinberger was of the Jewish faith and served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Ernest Webster. He was killed in a landing craft with Max Lewinsky [more...] during operations in Normandy on D Day.
 
Sources
CWGC.

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