GAYLARD, Albert Jack

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
7 Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Dorsetshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5725267
Died : 
Wednesday, December 8, 1943
Died on war service
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Albert Gaylard was reported missing in action 20 April 1941 during operations in Cyrenaica Libya, and later found to have been captured by the enemy [1][4]. He died during an air raid [2][3] whilst a prisoner of war in Camp PG78 Italy [4][5].
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives files WO417/27.
[2] CWGC.
[3] Westminster Abbey Commando Roll of Honour file.
[4] Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/84.
[5] Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/21.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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