Hermanville War Cemetery, France

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ADAMS, Desmond

Private
No 6 Commando
Dorsetshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Desmond Adams died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/77.
 

AMATO, Denis

Sergeant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Denis Amato died during operations at Normandy on D Day.
 

Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BAILEY, Jack

Cpl Jack Bailey 46RM Commando
Corporal
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Jack Bailey, 'A' troop,  died of wounds inflicted during operations at Sallenelles.

BURNESS, Michael Frederick

Lieutenant
No 4 Commando
Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Michael Burness died during operations at Normandy on D Day. 
 
His brother 129290 Lt. Arthur Donald Burness also died serving with the Royal Artillery,  attd. 661 A.O.P. Sqdn. Royal Air Force.
 
Source: CWGC
 

CARDOZO, Edward Albert

Private
No 3 Commando
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Edward Cardozo was reported missing 6 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, later presumed killed in action. Son of Joseph and Emmie Cardozo, of Clapton, London.
His brother Gunner Frederick Cardozo also served in No.3 Commando.
 
Sources
CWGC.

DABBS, William

Marine
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Dabbs died during operations at Normandy on D Day.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.

DORSETT, Richard

Known as: 
Dicky
Private
No 3 Commando
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Richard Dorsett, 1 troop, died of wounds received on the 12th June during operations in Normandy in the area of Chateau d'Amfreville.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No 3 Cdo War Diary June 1944 Appendix E, No.1.

FIELDING, Ronald

Sergeant
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Ronald Fielding died during operations at Normandy on D Day.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

FRANK, Gunther Max

Served as : 
FRANKLYN, George Mack
Max Frank alias Franklyn 10 Commando
Corporal
No 10 Commando
Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Pioneer Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunther Max Frank, a German national, was killed in action during operations at Normandy on D Day. He served under an alias of George Mack Franklyn in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando. Son of Ernest J. and Carla Franklyn, of Huddersfield.
 
Sources
CWGC.

GUMPERTZ, Kurt Wilhelm

Served as : 
GRAHAM, Kenneth William
Kurt Gumpertz alias Kenneth graham
Private
No 10 Commando
Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Kurt Gumpertz, a German national, died of wounds during operations in Normandy, France, whilst attached to No 4 Commando.  He served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Kenneth Graham. Son of Karl Wilhelm and Else, husband of Elisabeth of Highbury, London.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HEY, Ashton Usher

Sergeant
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Ashton Hey, 'B' troop, died during operations at Normandy on D Day.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.
ROH in 'They Did What Was Asked Of Them', author Raymond Mitchell.
 

JOHNSON, Edward

Marine
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Edward Johnson died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.

KENNEDY, Wallace Edward

Graves of Lt Kennedy and others
Lieutenant
45RM Commando
Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Wallace Kennedy, Intelligence Officer of 45RM Commando died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
[1] The Story of 45 Royal Marine Commando Aug. 1943 until June 1945 (blue book published for veterans).
[2] CWGC.
 

KNIGHT, John Henry

Original Grave of Pte JH Knight 4 Commando
Private
No 4 Commando
Durham Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private John Knight was reported missing 6 June1944 during operations at Normandy, later confirmed killed in action.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77 and WO417/78..
 

LEWINSKY, Werner Max

Served as : 
LADDY, Max
Private
No 10 Commando
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Werner Max Lewinsky died in a landing craft with Ernst Weinberger during operations at Normandy on D Day. He served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Max Laddy, and was one of their medical orderlies. 
 
Sources
CWGC.

MULLEN, Brian Joseph

Lance Corporal
No 4 Commando
Royal Engineers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Brian Mullen died of wounds during operations at Normandy. A talented artist and photographer LCpl Mullen had previously taken part in the Lofoten and Dieppe raids. 
 
Souces
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/78.
 

PASQUALE, Joseph

Joe Pasquale 4 Commando
Lance Corporal
No 4 Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Joseph Pasquale died when a mortar shell exploded near him at Normandy. Son of Joseph and Winifred Pasquale from Liverpool; husband of Jean Marion Lucille Pasquale, of Lewes, Sussex. Also commemorated on the family headstone in Ford Cemetery, Liverpool. 
 
Sources
CWGC.

POOLE, Arthur

Corporal
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Arthur Poole died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.
 

POTTAS, Donald

Signalman
No 6 Commando
Royal Corps of Signals
Killed in action or died of wounds

Signalman Donald Pottas, 1 Special Service Brigade Signals attached No.6 Commando, died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.

Casulaty Lists / National Archives file WO417/79.

POULTNEY, Ronald

Marine
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ronald Poultney died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths: Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.

PRICE, George

Lance Sergeant
No 6 Commando
Cheshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Sergeant George Price died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France.
Extract from the No 6 Cdo War Diary
10th June 1944.

ROBB, James

Private
No 3 Commando
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private James Robb died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/79.

SHAW, Frank

Gunner
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner Frank Shaw, 'C' troop, died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Linked Content below.
 

SHAW, Harry

WO2 Company Sergeant Major
No 3 Commando
Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Company Sergeant Major Harry Shaw, 6 troop, died during operations at Normandy on DDay. Follow this link to a possible photo of Harry Shaw in an 'image of 6 troop.'
 

SMALLMAN, Sydney

Sydney Smallman 4 Commando
Private
No 4 Commando
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Sydney Smallman died during operations at Normandy on DDay.

Sources
CWGC.
[Image] From family via Forum posting by Stephane Saint-Martin.

SMITH, Fred

Gunner
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner Fred Smith died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Normandy.
 
Source
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/78.
London Gazette 36720, page 4474.

WALL, Jack

Trooper
No 4 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Jack Wall died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/78.
 

WOOD, Sydney

Able Seaman
RN Commando
RN Beach Commando R2
Killed in action or died of wounds

Able Seaman Sydney Wood, RN Beach Commando ‘R2’,  died during Operations at Normandy.[Source: CWGC]  

YOUNGMAN, Ronald Herbert

Private
No 4 Commando
Middlesex Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Ronald Youngman died during operations at Normandy on DDay.
 
Note
His age above is that shown on the CWGC record, however his family state he was only 19 when he died.
(Source: His son Ron.)
 

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