COULDREY, Edwin Robert

Rank: 
Bombardier
Unit / Base: 
8 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Number: 
830703
Died : 
Tuesday, August 18, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
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.
 
Sources
CWGC.
*Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/75.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/80.
Royal Artillery, Other Ranks: Casualty Cards 1939-47.
 
Notes
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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