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CLARKE, Hilary Laurence

Fusilier
6482249
No 3 Commando
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Metropolitan Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Fusilier Hilary Clarke was killed in action during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the Bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge). He had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942. Son of Ralph and Mahlah Anne Clarke, of Leicester; husband of Evelyn Alice Clarke. His brother Stanley William Clarke, RN, also died in the war.

COGGINS, Frank

Corporal
PLY/X 104039
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Frank Coggins died during operations at Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.

 

CONYARD, James

Gunner
6015602
No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner James Conyard died during operations at Cassibile, Sicily.
 
Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 

CRAFT, Alfred James

Lance Corporal
5950610
No 3 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Military Medal (MM)
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Alfred Craft MM was killed in action during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge) [1][1a].
A veteran of the Vaagso raid in Norway, Alfred had later been awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the combined attack at Dieppe, France [2][3].

DOWSON, Harry

Marine
EX/5685
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Harry Dowson died at 151 Field Ambulance during operations at Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

EYRES, George Henry

Marine
PLY/X 103852
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine George Eyres died during operations at Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.

HEWITT, John Lionel

Private
6353387
No 3 Commando
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private John Hewitt died during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge). Son of James and Nellie Hewitt, of Sparkbrook, Birmingham.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/65.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

JARROM, Eric Charles

Lance Corporal
3441658
No 3 Commando
Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Eric Jarrom died during operations at Agnone and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge).
 
Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 
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JONES, John

Marine
CH/X 2429
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Jones died at 151 Light Field Ambulance, Syracuse, Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

LLOYD, William Eric

Captain
132198
No 3 Commando
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds

Captain William Lloyd, 4 troop, died during operations at Agnone and the Bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge). He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field.

MACKENZIE, Thomas

Known as: 
Surname seen spelt elsewhere as McKenzie
Private
2982952
No 3 Commando
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Thomas MacKenzie died during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge). Son of Hector and Jean Anderson Mackenzie, of Greenock, Renfrewshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/65.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.

MACKIE, David Robert Goode

Sergeant Mackie 3 Commando
Sergeant
5340202
No 3 Commando
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant David Mackie died during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge). He had been with the commando since at least May 1942.
Son of David Arthur Goode Mackie and Gladys Eva Mackie, of Harrow, Middlesex.

NEWHAM, Percy Robert

Known as: 
Bob
Colour Sergeant
PO/X 4908
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Colour Sergeant Percy Newham died during operations at Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.

PARSONS, Arthur Joseph

Private
5989862
No 3 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Arthur Parsons was killed in action during operations at Agnone and the bridge at Malati, Sicily (3 Commando Bridge). Son of Alfred Joseph and Florence Lily Parsons, of Highbury, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/73.

PIENAAR, W. F.

Lieutenant
41084V
No 3 Commando
General Service Corps, S.A. Forces
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Pienaar, seconded to No 3 Commando from the South African Forces, died during operations at Agnone and the bridge at 

PRICE, Kenneth

Marine
PLY/X 104025
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Kenneth Price died during operations in Sicily.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths: Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.


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