Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery

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BARNES, Norman Alfred George

No 1 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Hampshire County Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Norman Barnes died of wounds in North Africa [1].  At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at Bizerte, Tunisia.
Extract from the No 1 Commando War Diary 6-8 December 1942
6 Dec.1942 - Unit returned to TABARKA (under troop arrangements) from Operation

BENNETT, William James

No 6 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal William Bennett was killed in action during operations in North Africa.
Son of Mrs. E. Bennett, and stepson of Mr. J. Masterton;
Husband of Lillian Maysel Bennett, of Grimsby, Lincolnshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/55.
 

BENTLEY, Donald

No 1 Commando
Lincolnshire Regiment
Lincolnshire Constabulary
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Donald Bentley died during operations in North Africa. He was a serving Police Officer who had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes.
In 1939 he was a Policeman residing at 74 Farthing Avenue Scunthorpe. He is amongst those named on the WW2 Memorial Plaque located at Lincolnshire Police HQ, Deepdale Lane, Nettleham, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire.

MCKAY, Donald Bell

No 4 Commando
Royal Engineers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Second Lieutenant Donald Bell Mckay was commissioned on 19 April 1942 [1].
Named on a partial nominal roll in this archive as a Royal Engineers Lieutenant in No.4 Commando during the Dieppe raid on 19 August 1942.

WILLIAMS, Frank

No 1 Commando
The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Frank Williams died during operations in North Africa.
 
Extract from the No 1 Commando War Diary for 28 March 1943
Location: Djebel Choucha, Algeria. 
1600 hrs - Own troops shelled by our artillery ( Capt.Davies O.C. group 1 and 5 0.R.s injured.  1 O.R killed ). [1]
 

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