EARWAKER, Ernest Frederick John

Served as : 
EARWICKER, Ernest Frederick John (until Feb 1945)
Rank: 
Temporary Lieutenant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY 1426
Born: 
Sunday, April 14, 1918
Birthplace: 
Chichester, West Sussex.
Died : 
Monday, May 10, 1993
Place died: 
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Operations: 
Ernest Earwaker 41 RM Commando
Service
Dec. 1942: Temp. 2nd Lieut. 101st RM Brigade HQ. 
Feb. 1943: Temp. 2nd Lieut. 101st RM Brigade HQ (Bde. Quartermaster) O.C. Defence Platoon.
Apr. 1943: Temp. Lieut. 101st RM Brigade HQ (Bde. Quartermaster) O.C. Defence Platoon.
Aug. 1943: 44RM Commando.
Apr. 1944: 41RM Commando.
Jun. 1944: 41RM Commando.
Oct. 1944: RM Holding Commando.
Jan. 1945: RM Holding Commando.
Feb. 1945: Surname change to the historic spelling of family name, ie. Earwaker*.
July 1945: RM Holding Commando**.
 
Sources
Navy Lists - Bi Monthly entries for years and months shown above (via National Library of Scotland website).
*London Gazette 36943, page 955.
**Navy Lists - Quarterly July 1945 Volume 2  (via National Library of Scotland website).
[Image][additional details] Dr. Andy Earwaker (nephew).
 

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