HAW, Charles Walter

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X107394
Born: 
Sunday, June 29, 1924
Birthplace: 
Saltfleet, Lincolnshire
Died : 
Saturday, January 6, 1945
Died on active service
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Marine Charles Haw 44RM Commando
Grave at Akyab of Marine Charles Haw
Marine Charles Haw died in Burma from accidental gunshot wounds [1][1a]. This occurred at Fakir Point near Akyab as his section of 'A' troop prepared to carry out a patrol to the Baronga Islands [2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[1a] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
[2] '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
[Images] Stephen Copley (nephew).
 
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