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COCKS, John Sidney

45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal John Cocks, 'E' Troop, was killed during operations to take 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
No 6 Commando
Highland Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Ernest Crouch, 3 troop, died during operations in Holland.
 
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek. (Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.)
 

DUCHAN, John Joseph

Original grave of Cpl Duchan 45RM Commando
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal John Duchan died during operations in Holland.  At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations in the area of Bell Island (Osen) and Brachterbeek area of Holland. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

HUGO, Terence James

Grave of Lt TJ Hugo 6 Commando
No 6 Commando
Royal Scots
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Terence Hugo, 1 troop, died during operations in Holland.
 
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Brachterbeek. (Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.)
 

LAING, James Hardie

45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Laing died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island (Osen) and Brachterbeek.  
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

LEAPHARD, Marshall John Adam

Grave of Capt Leaphard 6 Commando
No 6 Commando
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Marshall Leaphard, 1 troop, died during operations in Holland.
 
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Brachterbeek. (Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.)
 

MCNULTY, Herbert

Original grave of LCpl. McNulty 45RM Commando
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Herbert McNulty died in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

MOSLEY, Claude

Original grave of Mne. Mosley 45RM Commando
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Claude Mosley died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

PRIOR, George Joseph

Grave of Pte Prior 6 Commando
No 6 Commando
Suffolk Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private George Prior, 6 troop, died during operations in Holland.
 
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek. (Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.)
 

PURVIS, William

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

Marine William Purvis died in Belgium. At the time of his death his Commando were operating in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek, on the border with Holland and Belgium.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

RUSSELL, James George

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

Marine James Russell, 'E' Troop, was killed during operations to take 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).

SWEET, Dennis Percy

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

Marine Dennis Sweet died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

SYMES, Robert Leonard

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

Marine Robert Symes died during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/137.
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.

THOMSON, Eric George M.

Private Eric Thomson 6 Commando
Grave of Private Thomson 6 Commando
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
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Robert Timmins from Gateshead died in Belgium. At the time of his death his Commando were operating in the area of Bell Island and Brachterbeek, on the border with Holland and Belgium.
 

WALES, Frederick Edward

Original grave of Mne Wale 45 RM Commando
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Frederick Wales died during operations in Holland.
 
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Maasbracht and Brachterbeek. (Source:1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945)
 
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