AINSWORTH, Richard Harold

Marine (Acting Temporary Corporal)
Unit / Base: 
40RM Commando
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Richard Ainsworth was awarded the British Empire Medal whilst an Acting T/ Corporal in 40 RM Commando, for gallantry in helping the wounded, in spite of his own injuries, when the ship in which he was serving, HMS Queen Emma, was attacked from the air.
The death of "Sgt. Richard Harry Ainsworth (40 & 47 RM Cdo) of Farlington, York", was announced in Commando Association newsletter 96 issued March 1993.
London Gazettes Supp 36259, page 5141.
National Archives file ADM 1/14563.
Commando Association newsletter 96.

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