THOMPSON, George (LCpl)
Saturday, June 10, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal George Thompson, 1 troop, died during operations at Normandy in the area of Le Plein.
The No 6 Commando War Diary for the 10th June records
"Place: In the field, Le Plein a.m. - 2 Troop kill 2 snipers with 'K' gun. We are heavily mortared. We answer with our own mortars. 0800 - Enemy attacks, all troops engage. By 1700 hrs all attacks definitely repelled. Suspect enemy got it in the neck. Our own casualties total 16."
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