Beach Head War Cemetery Anzio, Italy

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BANBURY, Frederick

Corporal
5678008
No 9 Commando
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Killed in action or died of wounds
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

BLACKHURST, John

Rifleman
6920686
No 9 Commando
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Rifleman John Blackhurst died of wounds during an operation against German forces in the wadis near the Anzio beachhead. He received a postumous Mention In Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
London Gazette 36886, page 328.
 

BURT, William Charles

Lance Bombardier
2050861
No 9 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Bombardier William Burt died on 17 March 1944 in Italy from wounds inflicted on 30 December 1943. This date coincides with Operation Partridge. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives files WO417/71, WO417/73, and WO417/74.
 

COCKITT, Herbert

Marine
PLY/X 104331
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Herbert Cockitt died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

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

CRAIG, John Henry

Marine
CH/X110791
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Craig died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.
Registers of Births - Newcastle on Tyne - July/Aug/Sept. 1920.
 

GANNER, James Maurice

Marine
PLY/X 104839
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Ganner died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

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

GIBSON, James Lang

Captain
210963
No 9 Commando
Royal Army Service Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Captain James Gibson died of injuries received in a mine explosion at Anzio on the 24th June.

Sources
CWGC
No 9 Cdo War Diary, National Archives WO218/69.
Casualty List 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/6.

JACKSON, Thomas

Lance Corporal
CH/X 100733
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Thomas Jackson died during operations at Anzio, Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.
 

MUSGROVE, Douglas James

Marine
PO/X4732
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Douglas Musgrove died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

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

Notes
Source [1] shows age 20;  Source [2] shows born 12.11.1922.
 

RICHARDSON, John

Sergeant
3603243
No 9 Commando
Border Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant John Richardson died of wounds during an operation against German forces in the wadis near the Anzio beachhead.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty List 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/73.

SCOTT, Michael

Lieutenant
117892
No 9 Commando
Black Watch
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Michael Scott died of wounds during an operation against German forces in the wadis near the Anzio beachhead.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty List 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/6.
 

SERRICK, Daniel

Private
3530403 and U/1805
No 5 Commando
Manchester Regiment and Canadian Special Service Battalion,
Killed in action or died of wounds

Pte Serrick was born in Nova Scotia. He was one of a group of young Canadians who were recruited into the Manchester Regiment by a Col R B Willis DSO - a retired officer in the Royal Canadian Regiment who had also served in 'The Manchesters'.  This group of Canadian volunteers became known as the 'Halifax Hundred'.

STOREY, Percy Ronald

Lance Corporal
6465386
No 9 Commando
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Percy Storey was killed in action during operations in the beachhead area at Anzio [1][2][3]. Major Callf MC wrote a short account of the action that day [2]
Percy had been wounded before on 3 February 1944 at Monte Ornito [4].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.

TATLER, John

Private
4925885
No 9 Commando
South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private John Tatler, 5 Troop, died of wounds during operations at Anzio, Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/73.
5 Troop image in Gallery.
 

TOWERS, James

Marine
PLY/X105669
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Towers died during operations at Anzio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.

TUDOR, William John

Private
14241701
No 9 Commando
Kings Own Scottish Borderers
Cheshire Constabulary
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private William Tudor was killed in action during operations at Anzio, Italy [1][2].
On 3 March 1944 No.9 Commando had made their second landing at Anzio [3].
He was previously wounded 30 December 1943 (Operation Partridge), Italy [4].

WINFIELD, William

Corporal
6470649
No 9 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal William Winfield died during an operation against German forces in the wadis near the Anzio beachhead.


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