WEARING, David John

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit / Base: 
46RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X 109403
Died : 
Friday, March 23, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Lieutenant David Wearing 46 Commando
Lieutenant David Wearing was killed during the River Rhine crossing near Wesel [1][2].

Educated at Oulton High School, Liverpool where he was captain of the school rugby team.  A keen rock climber he was employed at the ICI Factory in Runcorn before enlisting in 1943 [3].

Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM.
[3] [Image] Article in the Runcorn Weekly News 06 April 1945.
 
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