BLEAKLEY, Charles

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Training Centres WW2
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
4208516
Died : 
Friday, September 18, 1942
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
20

Fusilier Charles Bleakley was accidentally killed by gunshot wound (instantaneous) at Bunarkaig, Achnacarry.  He was seen after death by Capt. J.E. Symondson RAMC, the Medical Officer at the Commando Basic Training Centre (CBTC). 

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty List / National Archives file WO417/52.
Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.

Notes
This location was used by the CBTC for all their boat training including the 'Opposed landing' training exercises where live ammunition was used. See linked content below.

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