THATCHER, Albert George May

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X 110293
Born: 
Thursday, July 12, 1923
Birthplace: 
St. Philips, Bristol
Died : 
Thursday, November 2, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Operations: 

Marine Albert Thatcher, 'B' troop, died of wounds he received during the allied landings at Westkapelle, Walcheren. He was on board LCT 18 when it was hit by a shell and he received shrapnel wounds. He was taken to a Beach Dressing Station but died the next day.

Sources
CWGC
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo. Medical Officer and author of  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.

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