MAYBURY, John

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Grenadier Guards
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2621526
Died : 
Thursday, January 18, 1945
Age: 
24
Original grave of Cpl Maybury 4 Commando
Corporal John Maybury, 2 troop, was shot and killed during Operations Intemperate 1 and 2, against the German occupied island of Schouwen, Holland [1][2][3]
  • June 1944 (Lance Corporal) (No.4 Commando) wounded at Normandy [4].
  • Major James Dunning, No.4 Cdo and CBTC,  later described him as "an ex-guardsman and one of the Commando's star footballers, who had been with the unit from its earliest days" [3].

Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2]  Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/88.
[3] The Fighting Fourth, author Maj. James Dunning.
[4] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/76.
Operation details from No 4 Cdo War Diary/Report by Capt. K. Wright No 4 Cdo. Iintelligence Officer.

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