BLINMAN, Harold Trevor

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
6 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
East Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3384304
Died : 
Monday, November 30, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
29
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Harold Blinman was killed in action during operations in North Africa. He has no known grave. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills known as Green Hill which was held by the enemy and covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
 
Son of Charles William and Emma Eliza Blinman; husband of Gladys Evelyn Blinman, of Corsham, Wiltshire. Father of Terence aged 3 months.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/55.
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
Report of his death in the Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette 02 January 1943.
[Image below] Wiltshire Times and Trowbridge Advertiser 04 December 1943.
 
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