SCRIVENS, William Richard

Known as: 
Bert
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit / Base: 
4 Commando
Service: 
Army
Birthplace: 
Markham, Monmouthshire
Died : 
Saturday, October 4, 1952
Age: 
34
Scrivens 4 Commando

Corporal William Scrivens served with No.4 Commando taking part in both the Normandy and Walcheren operations. Post war member of the Commando Association he collapsed during a rugby match at East Grinstead whilst captaining the Seaford Rugby team and died shortly afterwards.

Sources
Commando Association newsletter 16 issued March 1953.
Article in the Sussex Agricultural Express 10 October 1952.
Troop photo in CVA Gallery.
 

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