WHITTLES, Graham

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Middlesex Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14337435
Died : 
Friday, July 14, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private Graham Whittles 3 Commando
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  Patrol was withdrawn after evacuation of casualties.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.
 
Sources
CWGC.
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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