Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy

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BREMNER, Alexander

Alexander Bremner 40RM Commando
Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Alexander Bremner died during operations in Italy (Lake Comacchio).

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.

[Image] The War Illustrated magazine.

BROWN, John

Private
No 9 Commando
The East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private John Brown died during operations in the region of Lake Comacchio and Argenta, Italy.

BUSTARD, Leslie Mears

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Leslie Bustard died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

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

COLBY, Gordon David

Lance Corporal
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Gordon Colby died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

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

CROUCH, Alfred John

Trooper
SBS
Special Air Service and Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Trooper Alfred Crouch, Special Boat Service, SAS Regiment, AAC, attached to 2 Commando Brigade, died during operations at Lake Comacchio.

DIMARCO, Paul

Colour Sergeant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Colour Sergeant Paul DiMarco died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
An account by Ron Perry of the action

FOSTER, Ronald Thomas

Lance Corporal
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Ronald Foster died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

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

GARSON, Andrew

Marine
43RM Commando
royal ma
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Andrew Garson died in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Lake Comacchio and Argenta.

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

HAMSTEAD, Edward Oliver

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Edward Hamstead died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. He had earlier received a Mention in Despatches for outstanding service while operating with the Allied Armies in Italy, rank shown as Marine (Acting Temporary Corporal)*.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HAYS, Robert Griffen

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Hays died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

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

HILL, Henry William

Henry William Hill 40RM Commando
Sergeant
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Henry Hill died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. He received a Mention in Despatches for "gallant and distinguished service while operating with the Army in Italy."
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

HUGHES, Stanley Raymond

Fusilier
SBS
Special Air Service and 1st Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers
Military Medal (MM)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Fusilier Stanley Hughes M.M., Special Boat Service, SAS Regiment, AAC, attached to 2 Commando Brigade, died during operations at Lake Comacchio.
 
Sources

JAMES, George Henry

Lance Corporal
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal George James died at 214 Field Ambulance, Italy. At the time of his death his commando were engaged in operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.
 

KITHER, Harry Thomas

Lt Kither 9 Commando
Captain
No 9 Commando
Royal Artillery
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Harry Kither MC, from Longcot Shrivenham near Swindon, died during operations at Lake Comacchio and the Argenta Gap. He had been awarded the Military Cross "in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy."
 
Sources
CWGC.
London Gazette 37162, page 3494.

LITTLE, William Armstrong

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Little died in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

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

MOLE, Geoffrey E.

Lance Corporal
40RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Geoffrey Mole, RAMC attached to 40RM Commando, died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

MOODY, Edwin John

Known as: 
Ted
Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Edwin Moody died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

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

NASH, Alec

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Alec Nash died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
Births Registered April, May, June 1921 in Clutton, Somerset.

PAIN, Leonard James

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Leonard Pain died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/135.

ROBERTS, Edward

Corporal
SBS
Special Air Service & Hampshire Regiment 5th Bn.
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Edward Roberts, Special Boat Service, SAS Regiment, AAC, attached to 2 Commando Brigade, died during operations at Lake Comacchio.

SMALLBONE, Nelson Arthur Michel

Known as: 
Nelly
Sergeant Nelson Smallbone 2 Commando
Neslon Smallbone
Sergeant
No 2 Commando
Royal Fusiliers (City of London)
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Nelson Smallbone, 6 troop, died 11 March 1945 during operations in Italy [1][2].
  • Mentioned in Despatches for "gallant and distinguished services in the field."[3].
  • 3 September 1943 (Corporal) wounded during operations in Italy (Salerno) [4].
Sources

SWIFT, Harold

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Harold Swift died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.

TANNER, John Andrew

Corporal
No 9 Commando
Middlesex Regiment
City of London Police
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal John Tanner was killed in action on 15 April 1945 during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy. The previous year on 20 March 1944 he was wounded (recovered) during operations in Italy. 

WATTS, Albert

Served as : 
POWER, Thomas
Dvr Albert Watts 9 Commando
Driver
No 9 Commando
Royal Army Service Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Driver Albert Watts, from Manchester, died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
 

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