COULDREY, Edwin Robert
Unit / Base:
Tuesday, August 18, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Bombardier Edwin Couldrey, Special Service Detachment*, was reported missing 18 August 1942, later confirmed as having died, during operations in Burma. Royal Artillery Casualty Cards record his death as a battle casualty. He has no known grave.
*Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/75.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/80.
Royal Artillery, Other Ranks: Casualty Cards 1939-47.
Edwin was one of the Commandos from No 8 who were attached to the Special Service Detachment in the Far East and in a last letter home he had written that he was "going native."
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