Padua War Cemetery, Italy

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BAMPTON, Stephen Dorcas

Sergeant
No 2 Commando
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Stephen Bampton was killed in action in Italy. At the time of his death his Commando had been placed "in the line" near Ravenna.
  • 16 August 1943 (Private) (No.2 Commando) wounded during operations at Sicily.
Sources
CWGC.
Army Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/66.

CAMPBELL, Norman Murray Priggen

Lance Sergeant
No 2 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Sergeant Norman Campbell, 3 Troop, died of wounds during the 6 week period when No.2 Commando was placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps. 
The War Diary records that he was seriously injured, later dying of his wounds, during shelling that took place between 1110hrs and 1550hrs. The same entry records that LBdr. King was also killed during this shelling.

IMRIE, Ian

Gunner
No 2 Commando
Royal Artillery 130 H.A.A. Regt.
Killed in action or died of wounds

Gunner Ian Imrie died during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps.

JACKSON, Joseph (LSgt)

Lance Sergeant
No 2 Commando
Kings Regiment (Liverpool)
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Sergeant Joseph Jackson DCM died during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for "gallant and distinguished services in the field."
 
Sources
CWGC.

KING, David

Lance Bombardier
No 2 Commando
Royal Artillery, 89 H.A.A. Regt
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Bombardier David King, 5 troop, died during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps. The War Diary records that he was killed during shelling that took place between 1110hrs and 1550hrs.
 

RAVEN, Henry Hollies

Marine
43RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Henry Raven died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

WOODS, Leslie William

Lance Sergeant
No 2 Commando
Royal Norfolk
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Sergeant Leslie Woods was killed in action in Italy. This was during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed in the line under 5 Corps.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/89.
 

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