MCCARTHY, Peter William

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
40 Commando RM
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Sunday, July 4, 1937
Died : 
Tuesday, November 6, 1956
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Local Roll of Honour: 

Lieutenant Peter McCarthy,  'B' Troop, from Salisbury, died during Operation Musketeer, the Anglo-French Invasion of Port Said, Egypt. He was leading a section clearing the Customs House when killed by enemy fire

Sources
AFM ROH
The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC.
Hampshire Telegraph - Friday 14 December 1956.
British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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