48RM Commando Roll of Honour

 
Attached RAMC
Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen. Displaying 1 - 103 of 103

AMATO, Denis

Sergeant
CH/X1615
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Denis Amato died during operations at Normandy, France. He had served in the Royal Marines for over 5 years. Son of Mrs Charlotte Amato of Manor Park, London E12.
 
Sources
CWGC

APPLEYARD, Frank

Lance Corporal
PLY/X 106192
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Frank Appleyard MM died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Charles and Bessie Appleyard, of Shaw, Lancashire.
July 1943 (Marine) (7th Bn. Royal Marines) awarded the Military Medal.
​Recommendation

BEAN, William George

Marine
CH/X 103570
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Bean died during operations in Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device.

BISHOP, Timothy Roland

Sergeant
PO/X101978
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Timothy Bishop died in the UK of wounds received at Normandy, France. He was buried at Dosthill with full military honours. Son of Timothy Smith Bishop and Mildred Gladys Bishop, of Dosthill. 

BOARDMAN, William

Marine
PO/X102664
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Boardman died at Normandy, France. Son of William Henry and Martha Ann Boardman, of Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent; husband of Nina Boardman, of Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent. 

BOTLEY, Albert George

Marine
CH/X101475
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Albert Botley died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BROWN, William

Private William Brown RAMC
Private
7404141
48RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private William Brown, Royal Army Medical Corps, died during operations at Walcheren. Son of George and Jeannie Lawrence Brown, of Aberdeen; husband of Mary Brown. 
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.

BULL, Robert Roy

Marine
PO/X 109104
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Robert Bull died from injuries sustained in a traffic accident at Cootham. He was a passenger in a jeep that crashed on the Pullborough Road outside the Crown Inn at Cootham. Son of Frank and Minnie Bull, of Brierley Hill.
 
Sources

BURGESS, Norman

Marine
PO/X 108636
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Norman Burgess died during operations at Walcheren, Holland.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/128.

CAPPLEMAN, John

Sergeant
CH/X109637
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
York City Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant John Cappleman died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Barker and Beatrice Ann Cappleman, of York; husband of Dorothy Vera Cappleman, of York. 

CLARK, Herbert

Herbert Clark 48RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X103629
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Herbert Clark died during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy, France. Son of Sydney James Clark, and of Matilda Winifred Clark, of Hawthorne Road, Bootle, Lancashire.

COLLINS, Peter Stratford

Lieutenant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Peter Collins M.C., 'A' troop, died during operations against the German held island of Schouwen, Holland. He had been awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished service in the field.

COULSON, Reginald

Marine
PLY/X120489
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Reginald Coulson died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Robert and Doris Myers, of Leeds, Yorkshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.

COULTER, William Knowles

Sergeant
CH/X102466
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant William Coulter died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Robert John and Jane Smith Coulter, of Falkirk, Stirlingshire; husband of Margaret Coulter, of Bainsford, Falkirk.
 
Sources
CWGC.

CURTIS, Edward Geoffrey

Lieutenant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Edward Curtis, 'B' troop, died of wounds received during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Edward James Curtis and Jane Curtis, of Frizinghall, Bradford, Yorkshire.

DAVIS, Anthony David

Sergeant
CH/X 107012
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Anthony Davis died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of John and Elizabeth Jane Davis, of Watford, Hertfordshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.

De STACPOOLE, Derek Roderick

Major de Stacpoole
Acting Major
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Major Derek Roderick de Stacpoole, 'Y' troop,  was shot and killed during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of George 5th Duke de Stacpoole and of the Duchess de Stacpoole (nee Palmer), of Tobertynan, Enfield, Co. Meath, Irish Republic.

DEWHURST, Francis Joseph

Marine
PLY/X109309
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Francis Dewhurst died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of James and Edith Dewhurst, of Preston, Lancashire. Educated at the English Martyrs School, Preston. Enlisted aged 17 and had served in Africa and Sicily.
 
Sources
CWGC.

DORMAN, John

Marine
CH/X103744
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Dorman died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of William Robert and Alice Dorman, of Muswell Hill, Middlesex.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

EDWARDS, Gerard

Marine
CH/X111667
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Gerard Edwards died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

ENGLAND, Walter Hugh

Lieutenant
92327V
48RM Commando
South African Tank Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Walter England, South African Forces attached to 48RM Commando, died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Henry W. T. and Janet K. England, of Durban, Natal, South Africa.

FEREDAY, William Thomas George

Marine
PO/X110732
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Fereday died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of William and Alice Fereday, of Toll End, Staffordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

FINDLAY, Martin

Martin
CH/X 106200
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Martin Findlay died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in holding a section of the line along the Maas. 
Extract from the Brechin Advertiser 10 April 1945

FOGG, Dennis

Lance Corporal
PO/X 115897
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Dennis Fogg died during operations in Holland. Son of Thomas Harvey Fogg and Lydia Maria Fogg, of Alum Rock, Birmingham.

FORD, William Henry

Marine
PLY/X104842
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Ford died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

FOX, Arthur Thomas

Marine
PLY/X108266
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Arthur Fox died following the explosion of a mine during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Arthur and Ellen Fox, of Birmingham; husband of Amy Fox, of Short Heath, Birmingham [1][2][3].

FOX, Walter

Marine
PO/X110652
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Walter Fox died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of William John and Rose Fox; husband of Gladys Matilda Fox, of South Norwood, Surrey.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

FULHAM, William Frederick

Private
14567562
48RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private William Fulham, RAMC, died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Frederick and Annie Fulham, of St. Phillip's Marsh, Bristol; husband of H. M. E. Fulham, of Itchen, Southampton.

GIBBS, Robert Maurice

Marine
PO/X 121475
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Gibbs died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device.

GODKIN, Noel Herbert

Captain Noel Godkin 48RM Commando
Captain
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Noel Godkin, the administration officer, died during operations at Walcheren. Son of Herbert and Emily Mary Godkin, of Loughborough, Leicestershire. A.C.A. Appointed MBE (Military Division) for distinguished service during the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy.
 

GOSLING, Thomas George

Marine
CH/X 104974
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Thomas Gosling died during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy, France. Son of Thomas Frank and Annie May Gosling; husband of Ellen Gosling, of Stepney, London.
Extract from the 48RM Cdo. War Diary

HAINES, Leslie James

Marine
PLY/X104936
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Leslie Haines died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of James and Ethel Haines, of Radstock, Somerset.
 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HALL, Tom

Marine
PLY/X 110485
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Tom Hall died and is buried at Antwerp, Belgium. Son of Eddie and Matilda Jane Hall, of Morley, Yorkshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HEDLEY, Stanley

Marine Stanley Hedley 48RM Commando
Marine
CH/X 106534
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Stanley Hedley died at the Royal South Hants. and Southampton Hospital of wounds inflicted during operations in Normandy, France. Son of Amos and Mary Ann Hedley, of North Shields.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HILLS, Henry Joseph

Marine
PO/X 110743
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Henry Hills died of wounds at the 16th Canadian General Hospital, France. Son of Henry G. and Sarah L. Hills, of Tonbridge, Kent, England.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HILTON, Arthur

Corporal
PLY/X120196
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Arthur Hilton died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

HOSKINS, Edgar John

Marine
CH/X113425
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Edgar Hoskins died during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy, France. Son of Gerald and Laura Mary Hoskins, of Boughton, Norfolk.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

HUGHES, Harold

Marine
PLY/X 109789
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Harold Hughes died at sea during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He has no known grave. Son of Harold and Ada Hughes, of Hanley, Staffordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.

JEHU, Edward Alcuin

Sergeant
PLY/X101133
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Edward Jehu died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Edward Llewelyn Jehu and Mary Elizabeth Jehu, of Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

JOHNSON, Alfred George

Marine
PO/X108641
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Alfred Johnson died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.
 

JORDAN, Kenneth Joseph

Marine
PLY/X 113603
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Kenneth Jordan died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Husband of Kitty Evelyn Jordan, of Ashton, Lancashire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

LARKIN, Joseph Thompson

Joseph Larkin 48RM Commando
Lance Corporal
PLY/X 104620
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Joseph Larkin died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Joseph Thompson Larkin and Matilda Larkin, of Belfast, Northern Ireland; nephew of Mary Agnew, of Belfast.
 
Sources
CWGC.

LAW, James Ernest

Corporal
CH/X 105624
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Law died during operations in Holland. Son of Arthur Law, and of Annie Millicent Law, of Ashwell, Hertfordshire.

LEE, Reginald John

Marine
PO/X117881
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Reginald Lee died and is buried at Antwerp, Belgium. Son of Reginald and Jessie H. Lee, of Westminster, London.
 
Sources
CWGC.

LINDREA, Cyril Brian

Lieutenant Cyril Brian Lindrea RM
Lieutenant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Cyril Brian Lindrea died during operations at Walcheren when enemy mortar bombs exploded amongst a group of officers. Son of John Graham Lindrea and Mary Lindrea, of Clifton, Bristol.
 
Sources
CWGC

MACKENZIE, Roderick Gimson

Captain
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Leicester City Police
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Roderick Mackenzie MC,  'X' troop, died in hospital in Belgium from wounds caused by enemy mortar fire during operations at Walcheren. Son of John Ross Mackenzie, and of Elizabeth Mackenzie (nee Gimson); nephew of Alice M. Gimson, of Leicester.

MCARTHUR, James

Marine James McArthur 48RM Commando
Marine
CH/X 107114
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James McArthur, 'S' Troop, was reported missing presumed died when his landing craft struck a mine during the assault on Walcheren, Holland. Son of William and Isabelle McArthur of Oatlands, Glasgow.
 
Sources
CWGC.

MCCAIN, Gerald

Marine
PLY/X110443
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Gerald McCain died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Thomas Christopher and Letitia McCain, of Birkdale, Southport, Lancashire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

MCLAUGHLAN, John

Marine John McLaughlin 48RM Commando
Marine
PO/X108694
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John McLaughlan died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of William Barrie McLaughlan and Hannah McLaughlan, of Ruchill, Glasgow.

MEE, Alfred John

Marine
CH/X 105114
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Alfred Mee died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J.

MOSS, Albert Ronald

Corporal
EX/ 861
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Albert Moss died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Annie Moss; husband of Mary Moss, of Birkenshaw, Yorkshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

O'BOYLE, Bernard

Corporal
PLY/X 106902
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Bernard O'Boyle died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. O'Boyle of Weaste, Salford. Bernard was a joiner before enlisting and was married 6 months before his death.
 
Sources
CWGC.

PEACE, Harold

Sergeant Harold Peace 48 Commando
Sergeant
PLY/X 104977
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Harold Peace died during operations in Holland. Son of William Bryan and Rebecca Peace, of Beeston, Nottinghamshire.

PERRY, James Lawry

Captain
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain James Perry was killed by a sniper's bullet during operations at Langrune, Normandy. 
Son of Sydney Beecher Perry and Evelyn Perry, of St. Austell, Cornwall.
There is a street called Rue du Capitaine Perry named in his memory in the village.
 

POOLE, Arthur

Arthur Poole 48RM Commando
Corporal
CH/X 101159
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Arthur Poole died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Arthur and Gertrude Poole from Coventry; husband of Joyce Edna Poole, of Acock's Green, Birmingham.
Extract from the Coventry Evening Telegraph

PUGH, Harold

Marine Harold Pugh 48 Commando
Marine
PO/X 112224
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Harold Pugh died when the jeep he was in skidded off the road into a dyke in Belgium.
Newspaper extract
Killed in Skidding Jeep.

REEVES, Jonathan Albert

Marine Jonathan Reeves 48 Commando
Marine
CH/X 105599
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Jonathan Reeves, 'Y' Troop, died during operations near Dunkirk, France. Prior to his service in 48RM Commando he had served in 17 Platoon 7th RM Battalion. Son of Jonathan Albert and Phyllis Virtue Reeves, of Streatham, London, England.

RICHARDSON, Stanley

Marine
PLY/X 107046
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Stanley Richardson died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of George and Dorothy Richardson, of Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorkshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

RIGBY, Frederick Ralph

Lieutenant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Frederick Rigby, 'Z' troop,  died when his Landing Craft struck beach defences at Normandy on D Day. He drowned attempting to swim to the shore under heavy enemy fire. Son of Edward and Margaret Helen Rigby; husband of Peggy Rigby, of Skipton in Craven, Yorkshire.
 

SAGE, William Colston

Marine
PLY/X 106647
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Sage died at Ostend, Belgium. Son of Edward Colston Sage and Ethel Elizabeth Sage, of Bristol.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

SAMWELL, Lawrence Arthur

Marine
CH/X 106993
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Lawrence Samwell, 48RM Commando, died during operations in Holland. His brother 19062711 Private Vernon James Samwell, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, aged 19, died in 1947. Sons of Arthur Alfred and Violet Emily Samwell, of Lodge Hill, Rochester, Kent. 
 

SHEARS, Philip Desmond

Marine
PO/X 116356
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Philip Shears died during operations at Walcheren Island, Holland.

Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

SHRIGLEY, Ernest

Corporal
PLY/X 120590
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Ernest Shrigley died during operations in Holland. Son of Thomas Arthur and Emma Jane Shrigley, of Talke, Staffordshire.

SILK, Eric John

Sergeant
PO/X 107314
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Eric Silk died of wounds at the 6th Canadian General Hospital, Douvres, France. Son of George Robinson Silk and May Silk, of Humasdorp, Cape Province, South Africa.

SIMPSON, Harold

Lance Corporal
EX/ 2938(T)
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Harold Simpson ;died of wounds inflicted at Normandy, France. Son of John and Nora Simpson, of Witney.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

SIMPSON, Thomas

Marine
PO/X 112911
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Thomas Simpson died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Dinah Simpson, of Swalwell, Co. Durham[1]. He is recorded as dying on board HMCS Agonquin [2] which on D Day was stationed off the coast of St.

SKELLAND, Colin

Marine
PLY/X 1909
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Colin Skelland died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device.
 

SPRUCE, Reginald Gibson

Marine
PLY/X 112735
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Reginald Spruce died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Samuel S. and Ethel May Spruce, of Longton, Staffordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

STANLEY, James Edward

Marine
PLY/X 109310
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Stanley died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Elizabeth Ann Stanley, of Darwin, Lancashire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

STEPHENS, Kenneth William

Marine
PLY/X 108058
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Kenneth Stephens died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device. 
 

STEVENS, Cyril Ernest

Marine
CH/X 108711
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Cyril Stevens died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Nora L. R. Read, of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

STEVENSON, Donald Henry

Sergeant Donald Stevenson 48 Commando
Sergeant
PLY/X 3839
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Donald Stevenson died at the RN Hospital Haslar, Portsmouth, of wounds inflicted during operations in France. Son of Henry and Laura M. Stevenson, of Barnehurst.
 
Sources
CWGC.

STEVENTON, Thomas

Corporal
PO/X 117135
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Thomas Steventon was reported missing presumed died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He has no known grave. Son of Thomas Steventon, and of Florence Steventon, of Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

STEWART, John

John Stewart 48RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X 100796
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Stewart, born Monkstown Co. Antrim, died during operations in Holland. Son of David and Mary Stewart; husband of Ellen Pauline Marjorie Stewart, of Stoke, Plymouth.
 
Sources
CWGC.

TAVOLIER, Joseph Anthony

Corporal
EX/ 1975
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Joseph Tavolier died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Alice Tavolier, of Birmingham; husband of Eileen Tavolier, of Ashted, Birmingham.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

UPTON, Leslie

Corporal
PLY/X 104980
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Leslie Upton died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Harry and Alice Upton; husband of Dorothy Caroline Upton, of Nottingham.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WARDLE, George

George Wardle 48RM
Marine
PLY/X 109760
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Wardle died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Robert Watson Wardle and Irene Wardle, of Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester (late of Seghill).
 
Sources
CWGC.

WARE, Charles John

Marine
PO/X 100016
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Charles Ware died during operations in Holland. Son of James and Anne Ware, of Copnor, Hampshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WHITE, Anthony Alban

Marine
PLY/X 104833
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Anthony White died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Alban and Margaret White, of Beswick, Manchester.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WILLIAMS, Cyril Jesse

Marine
CH/X 3264
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Cyril Williams died during operations at Normandy, France [1]. He is recorded as dying on board HMCS Agonquin [2] which on D Day was stationed off the coast of St.

WISE, Derrick George

Corporal
CH/X 109480
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Derrick Wise died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of George and May Wise, of Luton, Bedfordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/139.

WOODBINE, Bert

Marine
PO/X 110733
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Bert Woodbine died following the explosion of a mine during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Woodbine, of Tipton, Staffordshire. [1][2][3].
Extract from the 48 RM Commando War Diary [3].

YATES, Thomas David

Lieutenant Thomas David Yates 48 Commando
Lieutenant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Thomas Yates, 'Y' troop,  died when his Landing Craft struck beach defences at Normandy on D Day. He drowned attempting to swim to the shore under heavy enemy fire. Son of James and Amy Yates, of Sale, Cheshire.
 
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