30 Cdo. AU Roll of Honour

                                  The Fallen from No. 30 Commando Assault Unit
** These men were part of the signals intelligence team covertly designated as a platoon of 40RM Commando,  10 platoon 'X' Company , solely for the Dieppe Raid.  This was the forerunner of 30 AU. Their names may also be on the 40RM Commando ROH.

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

BENTLEY, Lennard

30 Commando Assault Unit
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Lennard Bentley died during operations at Normandy, France. He died when anti personnel bombs were dropped from enemy aircraft. Also killed were Lieutenant Ionides and Corporal Wright. 

MCDAID, Francis

30 Commando Assault Unit
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Francis McDaid, 34 Army Troop, was killed during operations on Leros when his unit was attacked and bombed by enemy aircraft. 


40RM Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Frank O'Callaghan was killed [1] by a sniper while attached to 30 Commando AU during operations at Normandy. He had previously served with 40RM Commando [2].
[1] CWGC
[2] The book Attain by Surprise edited by David Nutting.

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