WESTON, Richard John

Rank: 
Trooper (later Lance Sergeant)
Unit / Base: 
50ME Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Cheshire Yeomanry / Durham Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
323119
Died : 
Friday, July 16, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Sergeant Richard Weston, 9th Bn., Durham Light Infantry, was killed in action 16 July 1943 during operations at Sicily [1][1a]. 
25-28 May 1941 (Trooper, 50 ME Commando) Operation Abstention at Kastellorizzo [2].
22 March 1943 (Lance Corporal, 9th Bn., Durham Light Infantry) wounded Middle East [3].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[1a] Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/65
[2] 50 Me Cdo Casualty List 25th-28th Feb. 1941 in Crete (War Office Oct 1941) Ref. National Archives /WO361/124.
[3] Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/60 and WO417/63.
 

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