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COCKS, John Sidney

Corporal
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal John Cocks, 'E' Troop, died during operations at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek, specifically when his Troop were ordered to attack and obtain a bridgehead on the Montforterbeek Dyke. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Story of 45RM Commando (published for Veterans in 1946).

CROUCH, Ernest

Grave of Pte Crouch 6 Commando
Private
No 6 Commando
Highland Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Ernest Crouch, 3 troop, was killed in action during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek.
He had been wounded before (full date not reported) during operations in Normandy.
 
Sources
CWGC.

DUCHAN, John Joseph

Original grave of Cpl Duchan 45RM Commando
Corporal
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal John Duchan died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

HARDEN, LCpl. Henry Eric, VC

LCpl Harden VC
Original grave of LCpl Harden VC
Lance Corporal
45RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Victoria Cross (VC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Henry Eric Harden died during operations in the Brachterbeek area of Holland. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.
Citation
London Gazette of 9th March, 1945.

HUGO, Terence James

Lieutenant Terence Hugo 6 Commando
Grave of Lt TJ Hugo 6 Commando
Lieutenant
No 6 Commando
Royal Scots
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Terence Hugo, 1 troop, was reported wounded and missing, later confirmed killed in action, during operations in Holland [1][1a]. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations in the area of Heide Wood near Brachterbeek [2]. 
Extract from the Carluke and Lanark Gazette

LAING, James Hardie

Corporal
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Laing died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
 
Notes

LEAPHARD, Marshall John Adam

Grave of Capt Leaphard 6 Commando
Captain
No 6 Commando
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Marshall Leaphard, 1 troop, was reported wounded and missing, later confirmed killed in action, during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations in the area of Heide Wood near Brachterbeek. His brother, Major Clark Edmond John Leaphard, also served in 6 Commando and survived the war. 
 
Sources

MCNULTY, Herbert

Original grave of LCpl. McNulty 45RM Commando
Lance Corporal
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Herbert McNulty died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
[Image] Julia Wells.
 
Notes

MOSLEY, Claude

Original grave of Mne. Mosley 45RM Commando
Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Claude Mosley died during operations at Bell Ise, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
[Image] Julia Wells.
 

PRIOR, George Joseph

Grave of Pte Prior 6 Commando
Private
No 6 Commando
Suffolk Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private George Prior, 6 troop, was killed in action whilst part of a reconnaissance patrol supported by tanks sent out from Sint Joostbrug, Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO418/88.

PURVIS, William

Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Purvis died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, The Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
 
Notes

RUSSELL, James George

Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Russell, 'E' Troop, died during operations at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek, specifically when his Troop were ordered to attack and obtain a bridgehead on the Montforterbeek Dyke. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Story of 45RM Commando (published for Veterans in 1946).
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/136.

SWEET, Dennis Percy

Original grave of Mne Sweet 45RM Commando
Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Dennis Sweet died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
 
Notes

SYMES, Robert Leonard

Original grave of Mne Symes 45RM Commando
Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Symes died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

THOMSON, Eric George M.

Private Eric Thomson 6 Commando
Grave of Private Thomson 6 Commando
Private
No 6 Commando
Black Watch
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Eric Thomson, 3 troop, died during operations in Holland [1]. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek [2].
 
Extract from the Dundee Courier - Saturday 03 February 1945

TIMMINS, John Robert

John Robert Timmins 45 Commando
Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Robert Timmins from Gateshead died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

WAKEFIELD, Alfred

Original grave of LSgt Wakefield 6 Commando
Lance Sergeant
No 6 Commando
Royal Engineers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Sergeant Alfred Wakefield from Leeds was killed in action during operations in Holland [1][2]At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Maasbracht and Brachterbeek [3]

WALES, Frederick Edward

Original grave of Mne Wale 45 RM Commando
Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Frederick Wales, 'A' Troop, died when hit by enemy machine gun fire during operations at Brachterbeek. His Section Officer, Lieutenant Robert Cory, and Marine Wheeler were wounded.
 
Sources
CWGC.
The Story of 45RM Commando (published 1946 for those who served).
 

WILD, Frank

Graves of Mne Frank Wild and others
Marine
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Frank Wild died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

WINSTON, Peter Stanley

Original grave of Lieut. Winston 45RM Commando
Lieutenant
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Peter Winston died during operations at Bell Isle, Osen, Netherlands.
 
Sources
CWGC.
No.45 RM Commando War Diary / List of casualties Operation Bell Island II.
1st Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
 
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