BEAN, William George

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
48RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 103570
Born: 
Tuesday, August 30, 1921
Birthplace: 
Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Died : 
Wednesday, November 8, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Local Roll of Honour: 

Marine William Bean 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. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
Interviews with Mnes. Jack Desmond and Bert Skinner in Ken Ford's book DDay Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RMCommando.
Linked Content below.

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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