WALES, Frederick Edward

Rank: 
Marine
Unit / Base: 
45RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PO/X 120575
Died : 
Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Original grave of Mne Wale 45 RM Commando
Marine Frederick Wales, 'A' Troop, died when hit by enemy machine gun fire during operations at Brachterbeek. His Section Officer, Lieutenant Robert Cory, and Marine Wheeler were wounded.
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Story of 45RM Commando (published 1946 for those who served).
 
Notes
His surname was originally reported as WALE. This is now amended on the CWGC entry.
 
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