12 Cdo. Roll of Honour

Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen. Displaying 1 - 13 of 13

BLOUNT, Arthur Harvey

No 12 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Arthur Blount died during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on  HMS Campbeltown and part of a Demolition Team.
 
Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society website.
 

BOWLES, Eric Charles

No 12 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Eric Bowles, 'D' troop, based at Hamble, died while in a  trawler patrol that was attacked by enemy aircraft. 
 
Sources
CWGC
No 12 Cdo War Diary ,National Archive file W0 218 / 28.
 

CHETWYND, Samuel Ernest

No 12 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Samuel Chetwynd died during Operation Chariot, the raid a St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 457 as part of Capt. Pritchard's Demolition Control Party.
 

COX, Victor John

No 12 Commando
Executed
Sergeant Victor John 'Jack' Cox, No 12 Commando, was assigned to No.14 Commando for Operation Checkmate.  He was captured on the raid at Kopervik in Norway on 29th April 1943.  He was imprisoned and later executed after being taken to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and shot.  
 

JONES, Harri Havard

No 12 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Harri Jones died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 268 and part of a Demolition Team.
 

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