Oostende New Communal Cemetery Belgium
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Marine Joseph Fawcett died of wounds inflicted during the Westkapelle landings at Walcheren [1a]. Due to weather conditions between the 2nd and 5th November casualties were not able to be evacuated and had to be retained ashore in crowded tented facilities.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
Marine John Robertson died at Ostend Belgium. His Commando were engaged in operations at Westkapelle, Walcheren.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/136.
There was a military hospital close to Oostende New Communal Cemetery where some of the wounded, had been taken.
Marine William Sage died at Ostend, Belgium.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
Marine Albert Thatcher, 'B' troop, died of wounds he received during the allied landings at Westkapelle, Walcheren. He was on board LCT 18 when it was hit by a shell and he received shrapnel wounds. He was taken to a Beach Dressing Station but died the next day.
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