'30 Commando Assault Unit'
Tuesday, October 5, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Bombardier John Bancroft, 34 Army Troop, was killed in action during operations in the Aegean when his unit was attacked on Leros and bombed by enemy aircraft. Also killed were Captain Belcher, Trooper McDaid, and Fusilier Ashton.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/68.
Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit, author Nicholas Rankin.
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