CHARLWOOD, Harry

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
46RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 105642.
P.O.W. number: 
1395
Honours & Awards: 
Marine Harry Charlwood 46 Commando

Marine Harry Charlwood, 'B' troop, was awarded the Military Medal for his gallantry during the attack on Rots, Normandy.  Wounded and taken prisoner of war he was transported to Marlag and Milad Nord camp in Germany. Released when the prison camp was overrun by the 11th Armoured Division near Lubeck in May 1945. 

Sources
London Gazette 36846, page 5809.
National Archives file ADM201/111 / Royal Marines Prisoners of War.
CVA 'B' Troop image in Gallery.
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Captain P.K.W. Johnson RM.
 

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