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BUSCALL, John Allan

Capt Buscall RM
Commando School RM
Mentioned in Despatches
Died in service

Capt. John Buscall died whilst serving at the Commando School RM. [1]

In 1942 the then PLY/X 561 Sgt John Allan Buscall RM was promoted Lieutenant. [2] 

In August 1943 on their formation, he joined 46RM Commando and served with with 'Z' troop of 46RM Commando. [3]

FACEY, Robert

Commando School RM
Died in service
Marine Robert Facey, from Co. Durham, died after a fall at the RNH Haslar where he had been admitted for treatment. The Portsmouth Evening News reported that the South East Hampshire Coroner, Mr. R.N. Sherwell, recorded a verdit that he had taken his own life.

HEWITT, Samuel Hanna

Commando School RM
Died in service

Sergeant Samuel Hewitt died in a canoeing accident during a training exercise.

He had been attached to the Amphibious School from the Commando School for two weeks' training with the Special Boat Wing. The accident occurred when his canoe capsized during a night exercise.  [Sources: AFM ROH / Globe and Laurel issue Mar-Apr 1952, p71.]

STANFORD, Charles Robert

Commando School RM
Died in service
Sergeant Charles Stanford, Commando School, Commando Cliff Assault Wing,  drowned during a training exercise at Porthmeor beach, St. Ives, Cornwall [1][2].
Extract from the Cornishman newspaper - Thursday 29 April 1948.

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