BANBURY, Frederick

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
9 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5678008
Born: 
Thursday, September 2, 1915
Died : 
Sunday, March 19, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
28
Corporal Frederick Banbury, 5 Troop, was killed in action during an operation against German forces in the wadis near the Anzio beachhead, Italy.
In 1939 Frederick was single and employed as a Shop Assistant, Men's Outfitters.
Son of Albert Ernest and Constance Maude Downs Banbury, of Maidstone, Kent.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/74 (extract below).
[3] Westminster Abbey Commando ROH.
[4] Linked Content below shows detail of operation.
[5] The 1939 Register covering Maidstone.
[6] Photo in No.9 Cdo. Gallery of 5 Troop with signatures on reverse [view.....].
 
Notes
CWGC do not show Commando service; Sources [2] and [3] show No.9 Commando.
Alexandra Gilbert adds a family history [here......].
 
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