Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery Hautot-Sur-Mer

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BEESLEY, Jack

40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Jack Beesley died during operations at Dieppe.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BRYAN, John Robert

No 3 Commando
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private John Bryan was reported missing 19 August 1942 during operations at Dieppe, France, later reported killed in action.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/49 and WO417/56.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 

COOPER, George William

No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds

Gunner George Cooper died during operations at Dieppe, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/64.

RA Casualty Cards 1939-1947.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

FISHER, Douglas Morton

No 3 Commando
Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Bn The London Scottish
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Douglas Fisher died during operations at Dieppe.

Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

HARDING, Richard

No 3 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Richard Harding died operations at Dieppe.

Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

MILLS, Joseph Wallace

No 3 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Sergeant Joseph Mills was reported missing 19 August 1942 during operations at Dieppe, France, later reported killed in action. He had previously taken part in the Vaagso raid where he was recommended for the Military Medal although the award was not approved.

OPPELT, Gustav

No 10 Commando
Pioneer Corps, 93 Company
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gustav Oppelt was a refugee from Czechoslavakia (Sudeten German) and was killed during operations at Dieppe. For this raid he was attached to 'X' troop, of  No 10.

ORMAN, Peter William

40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Peter Orman died during operations at Dieppe, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/135.

RHODES, Francis Mons

No 3 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Francis Rhodes, known as 'Snowy', was reported missing 19 August 1942 during operations at Dieppe, France, later reported killed in action.

SUTTON, George Henry

George Sutton 4 Commando
No 4 Commando
East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private George Sutton, from Hull, died during operations at Dieppe. In a letter to his parents Lord Lovat wrote, " Your son fought magnificently and died in the hour of victory. No man can do more. He is a credit to his Commando and his Country. " 
A former pupil of Scarborough Street School, he had been in the Army for over 2 years.

THOMAS, James Howard

Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain James Thomas, 1st Forward Observation Unit Royal Artillery, was attached to No 3 Commando for the Dieppe raid when he was killed.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Grave Registration Report on the CWGC database.
 

TUCKER, George Arthur

No 4 Commando
Royal Corps of Signals
Killed in action or died of wounds
Signalman George Tucker died during operations at Dieppe.
 
Commonwealth War Grave Commission inscription
"Killed in action and buried at the time in Ste. Marguerite-Sur-Mer Churchyard whose grave is now lost. Their glory shall not be blotted out."
 

WALL, William

No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds

Gunner William Wall from Birmingham died during operations at Dieppe, France. 

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/50.

RA Casualty Cards 1939-1947.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.


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