EAST, Gerald Thomas

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6482238
Born: 
Tuesday, November 20, 1917
Died : 
December, 1987
Corporal Gerald East, No.4 Commando, was wounded 6 June 1944 (remaining on duty) during operations at Normandy, France [1]
Also served in No.3 Commando and 1 Commando Brigade [2].
In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing at 72 Ridley Road, Forest Gate, London, with his wife Edna [3].
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77.
[2] Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 86 (1988).
[3] The 1939 Register covering West Ham.
 

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