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COOK, Henry John

Rifleman
No 5 Commando
Kings Royal Rifle Corps
Died in service

Rifleman Henry Cook , No 5 Commando HQ, died as a result of an accident.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/100.
 

CULLEN, Michael

Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Michael Cullen died of encephalitis at the 28th Imperial General Hospital, Hong Kong.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.
 

EDMONDS, Arnold Basil Lindsay

Lieutenant
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service
Lieutenant Arnold Edmonds, from Woodbridge Suffolk, died in Hong Kong. He is buried in Hong Kong Cemetery, formerly known as HK Happy Valley Cemetery and HK Colonial Cemetery. 
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
England & Wales Government Probate Death Indices.
 
Notes

FOWKE, Roger Mansergh

Marine
42RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Roger Fowke died at the 28th Imperial General Hospital, Hong Kong, of head injuries sutained as the result of a car accident.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/130.

GEORGE, Kenneth Robert

Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Kenneth George died as a result of an accidental fall at Tung Chung, Hong Kong.

Source
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/131.

Notes
Commando Unit as per CWGC entry. The title was redesignated to 45 Commando RM this year.

LEE, Rexley Hugh Edwin

Marine
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Rexley Lee died at the Royal Naval Hospital, Hong Kong, as a result of an accidental gunshot wound to the abdomen.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/133.
 

PILCHER, Joseph Henry

Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Joseph Pilcher died by accidental drowning whilst deployed to Hong Kong.  

Source
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.
Royal Marines Association

Notes
Commando Unit as per CWGC entry. The title was redesignated to 45 Commando RM this year.

ROBSON, Thomas

Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Died in service
Marine Thomas Robson died of accidental drowning at Kowloon whilst deployed to Hong Kong. He was attached to HM Motor Fishing Vessel 1044 at the time. He had previously received a Mention in Despatches for "outstanding service while operating with the Allied Armies in Italy."
 
Sources
CWGC.

SEARBY, Alfred Bell

Marine
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Alfred Searby, HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM, died in Hong Kong. He is buried in Hong Kong Cemetery, formerly known as HK Happy Valley Cemetery and HK Colonial Cemetery.

TYRIE, Ernest Campbell

Corporal
42RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service

Corporal Ernest Tyrie died of smallpox at the 28th Imperial General Hospital in Hong Kong. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.

WATSON, Maurice

Marine
42RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Maurice Watson died of injuries sustained in a road accident in Hong Kong.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.
 

WATTS, Ernest John

Marine
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Ernest Watts died of acute meningitis at the 28th Indian General Hospital, Hong Kong.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/138.

WOODHOUSE, Arthur

Marine
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Arthur Woodhouse died of injuries sustained as the result of a motorcycle accident at Kowloon.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/139.
 

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