Bari War Cemetery, Italy

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BARRINGTON, William Henry

Marine
PLY/X 109107
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Barrington died in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Termoli.

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

BLAKE, Albert Henry

Albert Henry Blake
Corporal
PO/X 4970
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Albert Blake died during operations in Italy. He is also listed in the personnel files of the S.O.E.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BUNN, Norman

Trooper
7893626
No 2 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Norman Bunn, 2 troop, died of wounds in 11 Casualty Clearing Station, Brindisi, Italy. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Bunn, of Wall Heath, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire.

CAPES, Edward Albert

Lance Corporal
CH/X 103413
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Lance Corporal Edward Capes died in Italy from injuries sustained as a result of a grenade accident.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/128.
 
Notes
Bari War Cemetery

CATTERALL, James

Private
3390037
No 3 Commando
Border Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private James Catterall died of wounds during operations at Termoli. Son of Thomas A. and Ellen A. Catterall; husband of Elsie Catterall, of Livesey, Lancashire.

Sources
CWGC.

Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/68.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

FANTHAM, Maurice

Mne Maurice Fantham 40RM Commando
Marine
PO/X 114817
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Birmingham City Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Maurice Fantham died in Italy on 13 October 1944 from wounds he had received 3 days earlier. A serving Police Officer he had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes.
He is amongst those named on the WW2 Birmingham City Police Memorial located at West Midlands Police HQ, Lloyd House, Colmore Circus, Queensway, Birmingham.

HADFIELD, Robert William

Marine
PLY/X 4097
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Robert Hadfield died of injuries sustained as a result of a grenade accident in Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
 

HARRONS, Charles Edward

Corporal
5337958
No 2 Commando
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Charles Harrons, 1 troop, died after No 2 Commando had just taken part in the raid on Spilje, Albania.

An entry in the No 2 Cdo War Diary dated 24th August 1944 states " Burial Service for Cpl Harrons (1 Tp) who died in hospital at Bari was held in the afternoon."

HULME, George

Rifleman
3247242
No 2 Commando
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Rifleman George Hulme died of wounds. This was during the period No.2 Commando were involved in operations at Sarande. Son of Mrs. B. Hulme, of Worsborough Bridge, Yorkshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/84.
 

KENDRICK, Roy

Marine
CH/X 111228
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Roy Kendrick died in Italy from injuries received as a result of a grenade accident.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
 
Notes
Bari War Cemetery

KENNEY, Howard

Marine
PLY/X 101997
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Howard Kenney died at the 98th General Hospital, Bari, Italy, from accidental stab wounds of the abdomen.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
Births Registered in April, May, June 1922 in Blaby, Leicestershire.
 

MCDOUGALL, Peter

Bombardier
1527887
No 2 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Bombardier Peter McDougall died of wounds in 11 Casualty Clearing Station in Brindisi, Italy. Son of Daniel and Elizabeth McDougall, of Limekilns, Fife.

MILLER, David McMillan

Gunner
1494970
No 2 Commando
Royal Artillery, 79 (The Hertfordshire Yeomanry) H.A.A. Regt
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner David Miller died of wounds at 11 Casualy Clearing Station, Brindisi, Italy. He is not listed as a Commando on the CWGC database. Their Grave Registration Report shows No.2 Commando however on their Grave Concentration Report No.2 Commando has been scored through to show only his Regiment.

SNAPE, Leonard Victor

Sergeant
618375
RAF Servicing Commando
Died on war service

3202 Servicing Commando.

Sources
CWGC.
CWGC Graves Concentration Report Form.
War Deaths RAF (all ranks) 1939-48, Volume 13, General Register Office.
The RAFSC and TSW Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.

WILSON, Reginald

Private
4922164
No 9 Commando
South Staffordshire Regiment
Died on active service

Private Reginald Wilson was accidentally killed during operations in Italy. 

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/78.


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