PROWSE, Alfred Charles

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
8 Commando
Independent Companies and Special Service Battalions
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Devonshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5620784
Died : 
Thursday, June 12, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Alfred Prowse died during operations in Libya with 'B' Battalion Layforce.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/34.
 
Notes
The CWGC list his Unit as 4 Special Service Bn. This was a very short lived title re-designation of amongst others No.8 Commando and was no longer in use at the time of his death. Casualty Records list him as 4 SS Bn. attached 'B' Bn Layforce. This was formed of No 8 Commando.
 
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