Friday, July 14, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Graham Whittles died during operations at Normandy in the area of Chateau d'Amfreville.
No. 3 Commando War Diary
14 July 1944 Chateau D'Amfreville
2310hrs - Intelligence Officer returns from 4 Troop patrol area. Patrol was withdrawn after evacuation of casualties. Enemy position mortared by Captain Pollard to finish withdrawal. Tpr Whittles killed, Lt Weedon, L/S McDonald, and Tpr Barlow wounded.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
Pegasus Archive website.
[Image] His nephew David Burrows.
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