BREHME, Reginald Herbert Ronald

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
47RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 103637
Born: 
Friday, June 9, 1922
Birthplace: 
Bermondsey, London
Died : 
Thursday, November 2, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Local Roll of Honour: 

Sergeant Reginald Brehme died during operations at Westkapelle. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.
Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
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