DONKIN, Henry

Known as: 
Old Donkin
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3649481
Died : 
Wednesday, November 1, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
40
Local Roll of Honour: 
Private Henry Donkin, 'F' troop,  a veteran of Dunkirk, was shot and killed whilst engaging the enemy during operations at Flushing, Holland.
He had previously been wounded on 9 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/76 and WO417/85.
The Fighting Fourth by Maj James Dunning.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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