TILLY, Stanley Victor

Known as: 
Stan
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6297957
Born: 
Sunday, September 10, 1922
Died : 
Wednesday, December 13, 1989
Stan Tilly 4 Commando
Corporal Stanley Tilly, a veteran of the Dieppe raid, was wounded on 12 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France [1][2]
Post war member of the Commando Association who unceasingly carried the Brighton Branch Association flag to every ceremony in Normandy so as to show a British Flag among the many French Pennants [3].
 
Sources
[1] Partial nominal roll of Commandos at Dieppe.
[2] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/79.
[3] Commando Association newsletter 90 issued March 1990.
Register of Deaths in Haywards Heath Sussex 1989 Reg. No. 1289.
[Image] Ross Tilly, nephew.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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