Bayeux Memorial, France

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ABRAHAMOWICZ, Richard George

Served as : 
ARLEN, Richard George
Known as: 
also seen as ABRAMOVICZ
Abrahamowicz alia Arlen
Private
No 10 Commando
Royal Sussex Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Richard Abrahamowicz was of the Jewish faith and served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop,  of the inter allied commando under the alias of Richard Arlen. Reported missing 7 June 1944 later presumed killed in action on or shortly after that date. He was last seen assaulting an enemy machine gun position during operations with 45RM Commando at Franceville Plage, Normandy.

BROOK, Harold

Known as: 
Ginger
Lance Corporal
No 8 Commando
SAS
Grenadier Guards
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Harold Brook died [1] during operations in France with 1st Special Air Service Regiment having left the Commandos. He was reported as missing in action during Operation Houndforce [2]. 
 

EVANS, Arthur David Henry

Fusilier
No 3 Commando
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Fusilier Arthur Evans, 5 troop, died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/85.
 
Notes
He is identified in a photo of No 3 Commando 5 troop May 1944 in our archive gallery.

LAMBERT, Clifford

Private
No 3 Commando
Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Clifford Lambert was reported missing 7 June1944 during operations at Normandy, later confirmed killed in action. He has no known grave.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77 and WO417/80.
 

LENEL, Ernst Richard

Served as : 
LAWRENCE, Ernest Richard
Lance Corporal
No 10 Commando
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Ernst Lenel, who was of the Jewish faith, served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Ernest Lawrence.  He was reported missing whilst attached to No 3 Commando after a solo intelligence gathering patrol at Amfreville. 
 
Sources:

MILLS, Reginald Ashley

Known as: 
Reg
Guardsman
No 3 Commando
Coldstream Guards
Killed in action or died of wounds
Guardsman Reginald Mills, 4 troop, was reported wounded and missing, presumed killed in action , on or shortly after 7 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France. He has no known grave. Reg, a former shop lad, was attested into the Coldstream Guards aged 18 on the 19th August 1942 before volunteering for the Commandos.

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