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BARNES, John

Marine
PO/X 117497
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Barnes died of wounds at the 8th Canadian General Hospital in Belgium.
Son of William and Catherine Barnes, of Reddish, Lancashire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

BARRASS, Nicholas William

Nicholas Barrass 4 Commando
Lieutenant
14253337 and 295395
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Bradford City Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Nicholas Barrass died during operations in Holland. Whilst engaged in a house clearance at Flushing he was killed by a sniper who fired from an adjacent building. Son of Nicholas William and Elizabeth Rutherford Barrass, of Felling, Gateshead, Co. Durham.

BEAN, William George

Marine
CH/X 103570
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Bean died during operations in Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device.

BREHME, Reginald Herbert Ronald

Sergeant
CH/X 103637
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Reginald Brehme died during operations at Westkapelle. Son of Albert Frank and Ada Ruth Brehme, of Southwark, London. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

BROWN, William

Private William Brown RAMC
Private
7404141
48RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private William Brown, Royal Army Medical Corps, died during operations at Walcheren. Son of George and Jeannie Lawrence Brown, of Aberdeen; husband of Mary Brown. 
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.

BUCHANAN, Joseph

Lance Corporal
PLY/X 111175
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Joseph Buchanan died during operations in Holland. Son of George Ernest and Margaret Buchanan, of Seaforth, Liverpool.

BURGESS, Norman

Marine
PO/X 108636
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Norman Burgess died during operations at Walcheren, Holland.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/128.

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ola

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Ola Christopherson, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations at Westkapelle. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

COOKE, William Frank

Marine
CH/X 115547
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Cooke died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland. Son of Thomas Benjamin and Clara Jane Cooke, of Leicester.

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

DAVIES, Albert Stanley

Marine
PLY/X 104395
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Albert Davies died during operations in Holland. Son of Samuel and Annie Davies, of Hawarden, Flintshire. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

DAVIS, Anthony David

Sergeant
CH/X 107012
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Anthony Davis died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of John and Elizabeth Jane Davis, of Watford, Hertfordshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.

DAY, James Edward

Marine
PLY/X 103343
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Day died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of James William and Alice Maud Day, of Leicester.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/129.

De STACPOOLE, Derek Roderick

Major de Stacpoole
Acting Major
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Major Derek Roderick de Stacpoole, 'Y' troop,  was shot and killed during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of George 5th Duke de Stacpoole and of the Duchess de Stacpoole (nee Palmer), of Tobertynan, Enfield, Co. Meath, Irish Republic.

DERRICK, Martin

Marine
PLY/X 112062
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Martin Derrick died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Martin and Mary Annie Derrick, of North Shields, Northumberland; grandson of Elizabeth Jensen, of North Shields.

DONKIN, Henry

Private
3649481
No 4 Commando
South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Henry Donkin, 'F' troop, a veteran of Dunkirk, was shot and killed whilst engaging the enemy during operations at Flushing, Holland. Son of Henry and Hannah Donkin; husband of Annie Donkin, of Stainforth, Yorkshire.

DUKE, Andrew

Marine Andrew Duke 47 Commando
Marine
PLY/X 3651
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Andrew Duke from Belfast died during operations at Walcheren. Son of John and Sarah Duke, of Belfast, Northern Ireland. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

ENGLAND, Walter Hugh

Lieutenant
92327V
48RM Commando
South African Tank Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Walter England, South African Forces attached to 48RM Commando, died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Henry W. T. and Janet K. England, of Durban, Natal, South Africa.

EVANS, Edward James

Corporal
CH/X 112376
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Edward Evans died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

FAWCETT, Joseph

Marine Joseph Fawcett
Marine
PLY/X 109226
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Joseph Fawcett died of wounds inflicted during the Westkapelle landings at Walcheren. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Fawcett, of Liverpool [1][1a][2].

FEE, Denis

Marine
PO/X 115272
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Denis Fee died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of James and Martha Fee, of Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.

FLANNAGAN, John

Flannagan 47 Commando
Marine
PLY/X 110268
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Flannagan, 'X' troop, from Gateshead, died during operations in Holland. Son of John Joseph and Elizabeth Jane Flannagan, of Gateshead, Co. Durham.

FOGG, Dennis

Lance Corporal
PO/X 115897
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Dennis Fogg died during operations in Holland. Son of Thomas Harvey Fogg and Lydia Maria Fogg, of Alum Rock, Birmingham.

FULHAM, William Frederick

Private
14567562
48RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private William Fulham, RAMC, died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Frederick and Annie Fulham, of St. Phillip's Marsh, Bristol; husband of H. M. E. Fulham, of Itchen, Southampton.

GIBBS, Robert Maurice

Marine
PO/X 121475
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Gibbs died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device.

GODKIN, Noel Herbert

Captain Noel Godkin 48RM Commando
Captain
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Noel Godkin, the administration officer, died during operations at Walcheren. Son of Herbert and Emily Mary Godkin, of Loughborough, Leicestershire. A.C.A. Appointed MBE (Military Division) for distinguished service during the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy.
 

GRIMSDELL, Maurice Herbert

Lance Corporal
PO/X 115851
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Maurice Grimsdell died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

HAINES, Leslie James

Marine
PLY/X104936
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Leslie Haines died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of James and Ethel Haines, of Radstock, Somerset.
 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HARVEY, William Young

Gunner
837194
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner Bill Harvey was killed by enemy machine gun fire during commando operations at Flushing, Holland. Son of Mr and Mrs Stanley Harvey, husband of Margaret and father of Bill.

HAY, John

Marine
PLY/X 111511
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Hay died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland. Son of John Richard and Agnes Maude Hay, of Darlington, Co. Durham.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.

HAYDON, Peter Hillyard

Captain
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Peter Haydon DSO from Penzance was killed during operations at Walcheren. Son of Rollo Hillyard Stafford Haydon and Annie Gwendoline Haydon, of Equador.

HEYWOOD, Herbert William

Sergeant
PLY/X 106621
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Sergeant Herbert Heywood died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland. Son of Frederick Thomas Heywood and Alice Heywood, of Fallowfield. Manchester.

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

HOLMES, John William

Lieutenant
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lieutenant John Holmes died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of John William and Mabel Holmes; husband of Barbara Holmes, of Lindley, Huddersfield.

Sources
CWGC.

HOVSTAD, Lars

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Lars Hovstad, 5 troop (Norwegian), was killed during operations at Domburg. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

HUBBARD, Ronald Leslie

Marine
PO/X 114110
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ronald Hubbard was reported missing presumed killed during operations in North West Europe. His Commando were engaged in operations at Walcheren, Holland. He has no known grave. Son of Frederick Charles and Elsie Maud Hubbard, of Enfield, Middlesex.

HUGHES, Harold

Marine
PLY/X 109789
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Harold Hughes died at sea during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He has no known grave. Son of Harold and Ada Hughes, of Hanley, Staffordshire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.

HUGHES, John

Marine
PLY/X 101328
4 Special Service (Commando) Brigade
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Hughes, HQ 4 Special Service Brigade, died during operations at Walcheren, Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths: Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

JOHN, Reginald Brinley

Marine
PLY/X 104029
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Reginald John died during operations at Walcheren, Holland.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/132.
 

JORDAN, Kenneth Joseph

Marine
PLY/X 113603
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Kenneth Jordan died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Husband of Kitty Evelyn Jordan, of Ashton, Lancashire.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

LARSEN, Leif Ludvik

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Leif Ludvik Larsen, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations at Westkapelle. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

LAUX, Pierre

Pierre Laux 4 Commando
Private
13807764
No 4 Commando
Devonshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Pierre Laux died of wounds during operations at Flushing, Holland. Husband of Hilda Laux, of Astley Bridge, Lancashire.
Extract from a report after the operation.
3 Troop, page 24.

LAW, James Ernest

Corporal
CH/X 105624
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Law died during operations in Holland. Son of Arthur Law, and of Annie Millicent Law, of Ashwell, Hertfordshire.

LAWTON, Edward Gerald

Lance Corporal
CH/X 115276
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Edward Lawton died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland. Son of Colonel K. Lawton and Mrs. Lawton, of Glengariff, Co. Cork, Irish Republic.
 
Sources
CWGC.

LAYMAN, William Walter

Lieutenant
143207
4 Special Service (Commando) Brigade
South African Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant William Layman, South African Forces seconded to the Royal Marines, was killed in action during operations with 4 Special Service Brigade. He embarked for Walcheren on board Landing Craft Gun (Medium), LCG(M) 102, which was sunk during the approach.

LINDREA, Cyril Brian

Lieutenant Cyril Brian Lindrea RM
Lieutenant
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Cyril Brian Lindrea died during operations at Walcheren when enemy mortar bombs exploded amongst a group of officers. Son of John Graham Lindrea and Mary Lindrea, of Clifton, Bristol.
 
Sources
CWGC

LONGDEN, Alan

Marine
CH/X 108937
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Alan Longden died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Bertie and Pattie Longden, of Whaley Bridge, Cheshire.

MACKENZIE, Roderick Gimson

Captain
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Leicester City Police
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Roderick Mackenzie MC,  'X' troop, died in hospital in Belgium from wounds caused by enemy mortar fire during operations at Walcheren. Son of John Ross Mackenzie, and of Elizabeth Mackenzie (nee Gimson); nephew of Alice M. Gimson, of Leicester.

MCARTHUR, James

Marine James McArthur 48RM Commando
Marine
CH/X 107114
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James McArthur, 'S' Troop, was reported missing presumed died when his landing craft struck a mine during the assault on Walcheren, Holland. Son of William and Isabelle McArthur of Oatlands, Glasgow.
 
Sources
CWGC.

MCGREGOR, Duncan Ferguson

Marine
PO/X 111677
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Duncan McGregor died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. His commando were engaged in clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

MEE, Alfred John

Marine
CH/X 105114
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Alfred Mee died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J.

MENY, Adolphe

Lt Adolphe Meny
Lieutenant
39567
No 10 Commando
Belgian Forces
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lieutenant Adolphe Meny, 4 (Belgian) troop, was killed during operations at Domburg, Walcheren. (Source: Account of Carlo Seghers in "20 Heroes of Us" by General Crahay.)

MONCEAU, Yvan

Yvan Monceau 10 Commando French
Lance Corporal
No 10 Commando
Free French Forces
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Yvan Monceau, 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, badge no. 173, attached to No 4 Commando, died during operations at Flushing.
 
Mort pour la France.
 

MONTEAN, Jean

LCpl Jean Montean 10 Commando
Corporal
657FN43
No 10 Commando
Free French Forces
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Jean Montean, 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, badge no. 112, attached to No 4 Commando, died during operations at Flushing.
 
Mort pour la France.
 

MOSES, Byron

Marine
PLY/X 103430
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Byron Moses died during operations at Walcheren, Holland.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

MUIR, James

Marine
PO/X 105150
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine James Muir died during operations at Westkapelle, Holland. Son of James and Jessie Muir, of Ayr.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.

NEVEN, Jean

Private Jean Neven 10 Commando
Private
10025FN43
No 10 Commando
Free French Forces
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Jean Neven, 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, badge no. 189, attached to No 4 Commando. died during operations at Flushing.
 
Mort pour la France.
 
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NICHOLL, Francis

Lance Corporal
PLY/X 108029
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Francis Nicholl died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Catherine Nicholl, of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

NICHOLSON, Robert Fisher

Marine
PO/X 100815
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Robert Nicholson died at Harefield County Hospital, Middlesex, of wounds inflicted at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Richard Fisher Nicholson and Hannah Nicholson, of Belfast.

PAGE, Henry

Marine
PO/X 4323
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Henry Page died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Page, of Barry Dock, Glamorgan.

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

PATEY, Kenneth Gordon

Marine
PLY/X 107499
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Kenneth Patey was shot and killed by a sniper during operations in Holland. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Patey, of Mount Gold, Plymouth. His Commando were at Zwanenburg clearing the enemy from the last of a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle. 
 

PAYNE, Harry

Marine
PLY/X 103398
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Harry Payne died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of John Henry and Annie Payne, of Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire.

PEACE, Harold

Sergeant Harold Peace 48 Commando
Sergeant
PLY/X 104977
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Harold Peace died during operations in Holland. Son of William Bryan and Rebecca Peace, of Beeston, Nottinghamshire.

PETTIT, Robert Alan

Marine
CH/X 114685
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Robert Pettit died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

PLANK, Harold Henry

Company Sergeant Major
PLY/X/3504
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Company Sergeant Major Harold Plank was shot and killed during an assault on an enemy gun emplacement at Walcheren, Holland. Son of William and Lottie Plank; husband of Anita Plank, of New Malden, Surrey.
 
Sources
CWGC.

PUDDICK, John Edward

Sergeant
CH/X 108414
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant John Puddick died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He was shot by a sniper whilst engaged in operations against enemy held batteries along the dunes west of Groot Valkenisse. Son of Walter Edward and Minnie Hilda Mary Puddick, of Beckenham, Kent.
 

RACKHAM, Robert Frederick

Sergeant
CH/X 954
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Robert Rackham was reported missing presumed died during the period his commando were engaged in operations at Walcheren, Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

READ, John William

Marine
CH/X 107158
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Read died during operations at Walcheren Island, Holland. Son of Samuel and Florence Mary Read, of Northfleet, Kent; husband of Gertrude Mary Read, of Northfleet.

RIPINER, Charles Stephen

Corporal
PO/X 4226
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Charles Ripiner died in Holland. Son of Richard and Gladys Ripiner; husband of Elizabeth E. Ripiner, of Stirling. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

ROBERTSON, John Burt

Marine
PO/X 105905
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Robertson died at Ostend Belgium. His Commando were engaged in operations at Westkapelle, Walcheren. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives files ADM 104/136.

ROSLAND, Sverre

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Sverre Rosland, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations at Westkapelle. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

RUPPE, Yvan

Corporal
1129FN43
No 10 Commando
Free French Forces
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Yvan Ruppe, 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, badge no. 150, attached to No 4 Commando, died during operations at Flushing.
 
Mort pour la France.
 

SAGE, William Colston

Marine
PLY/X 106647
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Sage died at Ostend, Belgium. Son of Edward Colston Sage and Ethel Elizabeth Sage, of Bristol.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

SAMWELL, Lawrence Arthur

Marine
CH/X 106993
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Lawrence Samwell, 48RM Commando, died during operations in Holland. His brother 19062711 Private Vernon James Samwell, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, aged 19, died in 1947. Sons of Arthur Alfred and Violet Emily Samwell, of Lodge Hill, Rochester, Kent. 
 

SHEARS, Philip Desmond

Marine
PO/X 116356
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Philip Shears died during operations at Walcheren Island, Holland.

Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

SHRIGLEY, Ernest

Corporal
PLY/X 120590
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Ernest Shrigley died during operations in Holland. Son of Thomas Arthur and Emma Jane Shrigley, of Talke, Staffordshire.

SKELLAND, Colin

Marine
PLY/X 1909
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Colin Skelland died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device.
 

SMITH, Charles Edward

Corporal
CH/X 105869
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Charles Smith died during operations at Walcheren Island, Holland. Son of William John and Margarate Sarah Smith, of Leytonstone, Essex.

Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.

SMITH, Reginald

Marine
PO/X 116673
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Reginald Smith died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Arthur Owen Smith and Bessie Elizabeth Smith, of Kingsley, Northampton.
 
Sources
CWGC

STEPHENS, Kenneth William

Marine
PLY/X 108058
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Kenneth Stephens died during operations at Holland. He was part of a patrol travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island, and was among the twenty fatal casualties when one struck a submerged explosive device. 
 

STEVENTON, Thomas

Corporal
PO/X 117135
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Thomas Steventon was reported missing presumed died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He has no known grave. Son of Thomas Steventon, and of Florence Steventon, of Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

STODDART, John

Pte John Stoddart 4 Commando
Private
3046681
No 4 Commando
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private John Stoddart died during operations at Flushing, Holland. John 'Jack' Stoddart enlisted on a short service engagement with the Royal Scots (s/n 26333) on the 23rd October 1920 aged 17 years.

TEED, Kenneth Talbot

Corporal
PO/X 103256(T)
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Kenneth Teed, married and from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, was reported missing presumed died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. F. Teed, of Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

THATCHER, Albert George May

Marine
PLY/X 110293
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Albert Thatcher, 'B' troop, died of wounds he received during the allied landings at Westkapelle, Walcheren. He was on board LCT 18 when it was hit by a shell and he received shrapnel wounds. He was taken to a Beach Dressing Station but died the next day.

TURNER, Anthony

Anthony Turner 47RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X 105677
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Anthony Turner died of wounds during operations at Walcheren, Holland. Son of John and M. E. Turner, of Newcastle-on-Tyne.
 
Sources
CWGC.

UNSWORTH, James

Corporal
CH/X 3886
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Unsworth died during operations in Holland. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 

WALKER, Alfred John

Lance Sergeant
3657617
No 4 Commando
South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Sergeant Alfred Walker died during operations at Flushing, Holland. He was fatally wounded by a shell which burst on the Oranje Molen promontory while marshalling prisoners into loading parties. He had been wounded three times previously in his service.

WARE, Charles John

Marine
PO/X 100016
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Charles Ware died during operations in Holland. Son of James and Anne Ware, of Copnor, Hampshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WEBB, Robert Edward

Sergeant
CH/X 103808
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Robert Webb died in November 1944 during operations in Holland. He received a Mention in Despatches for good service with the 21st Army Group published in March 1945.

WEICH, Salo

Served as : 
HAMILTON, Robert Geoffrey
Corporal
6436350 & 13118714  
No 10 Commando
Pioneer Corps & Royal Sussex Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Salo Weich, an Austrian of Jewish faith, served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the Inter Allied Commando under an alias of Robert Geoffrey Hamilton. He was killed during operations with 41RM Commando at Walcheren. Son of Jacob and Sabine Weich, of Vienna, Austria.

WILSON, George McLeod

Marine
CH/X 102069
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Wilson died during operations in Holland. Son of William and Jessie F. S. McL. Wilson, of Elgin, Morayshire. His Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse.

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