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ADAMS, Desmond

Private
14422299
No 6 Commando
Dorsetshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Desmond Adams died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Stanley and Daisy Adams, of Wanborough, Wiltshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

AMATO, Denis

Sergeant
CH/X1615
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Denis Amato died during operations at Normandy, France. He had served in the Royal Marines for over 5 years. Son of Mrs Charlotte Amato of Manor Park, London E12.
 
Sources
CWGC

BAILEY, Jack

Cpl Jack Bailey 46RM Commando
Corporal
PO/X 103464
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal Jack Bailey, 'A' troop, died of wounds received at Sallenelles, France. Son of Barnett and Rebecca Bailey, of Leeds, Yorkshire.

BELL, Kenneth Sydney

Gunner
2082283
No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner Kenneth Bell was reported missing 6 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France, later confirmed killed in action. Son of Joe and Elsie Bell, of Manchester; husband of Lillian May Bell, of Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester.
 
Sources

BURNESS, Michael Frederick

Lieutenant
73154
No 4 Commando
Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Michael Burness died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of James Frederick William and Winifred Burness, of Denham, Buckinghamshire; husband of Mary Margaret Burness, of Southsea, Hampshire.

CARDOZO, Edward Albert

Private
14203544
No 3 Commando
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Edward Cardozo was reported missing 6 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, later presumed killed in action. Son of Joseph and Emmie Cardozo, of Clapton, London.
His brother Gunner Frederick Cardozo also served in No.3 Commando.
 

CAWTHRAY, Eric

Trooper
14555554
No 4 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Eric Cawthray died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of George Alfred Cawthray, and of Annie Cawthray, of Bradford, Yorkshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

CLARK, Robert

Robert Clark RM Engineer Commando
Corporal
EX/4507(T)
RM Engineer Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Robert Clark died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Robert and Emily Sarah Clark, of Bridgetown, Totnes, Devon; husband of Irene E. Clark.
 
Source
CWGC.

COFFIN, Roland

Private
5510151
No 3 Commando
Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Roland Coffin died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France, in the Chateau d'Amfreville area. Son of Harold and Edith Coffin, of Yenston, Somerset.

COOK, John Barrington

Rifleman
6849965
No 4 Commando
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Rifleman John Cook died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of John Thomas Cook and Rose Beatrice Cook; husband of Grace Dorothy Cook, of Ilford, Essex.

Sources
CWGC.
 

DABBS, William

Marine
PLY/X 102644
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine William Dabbs died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of George Dabbs, and of Nellie Dabbs. of Harden, Staffordshire.

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

DEAN, Frederick

Trooper
3964311
No 6 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Frederick Dean died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. Son of John and Annie Dean, of Wigan, Lancashire.
 
Source
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77 and 79.

DORSETT, Richard

Private
6349636
No 3 Commando
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Richard Dorsett, 1 troop, died on 13 June 1944 of wounds received on 12 June during operations at Normandy, France, in the area of Chateau d'Amfreville. Son of J. T. and June Dorsett, of Anerley, Kent.
 
Sources
CWGC.

EGAN, John

Marine
PLY/X103476
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Egan died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of John and Norah Egan; nephew of Margaret Shanahan, of Miltown, Malbay, Co. Clare, Irish Republic.

FIELDING, Ronald

Sergeant
PO/X 106789
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Ronald Fielding died during operations at Normandy, France. Third son of Harold and Isabella Fielding; husband of Grace Fielding, of Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire.
Extract from the Rochdale Observer 1st July 1944

FRANK, Gunther Max

Max Frank alias Franklyn 10 Commando
Served as : 
FRANKLYN, George Mack
Corporal
6387027
13118512
No 10 Commando
Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Pioneer Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunther Max Frank, a German national, was killed in action during operations at Normandy on D Day. He served under an alias of George Mack Franklyn in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando. Son of Ernest J. and Carla Franklyn, of Huddersfield.
 

GOODY, Edwin Walter

Private
14207340
No 3 Commando
Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Edwin Goody was killed in action during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/80.
 

GROOM, James George

Private
5344268
No 4 Commando
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private James Groom was killed in action during operations at Normandy. Son of John James Groom and Amelia Groom, of Tottenham, Middlesex.
 
Sources
CWGC

GUEST, Albert Arthur

Lance Corporal
14205785
No 3 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Albert Guest died of wounds received on 6 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Albert and Mabel Agnes Guest, of Bushey, Hertfordshire [1][2].

GUMPERTZ, Kurt Wilhelm

Kurt Gumpertz alias Kenneth graham
Served as : 
GRAHAM, Kenneth William
Private
5550144
No 10 Commando
Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Kurt Gumpertz, a German national, died of wounds during operations in Normandy, France, whilst attached to No 4 Commando.  He served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Kenneth Graham. Son of Karl Wilhelm and Else, husband of Elisabeth of

HEY, Ashton Usher

Ashton Hey 41RM Commando
Grave of Sergeant Ashton Hey RM
Sergeant
PO/X106797
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Ashton Hey, 'B' troop, died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of George Herbert and Martha Jane Usher Hey; husband of Elsie Gordon Hey, of Glasgow.
 
Sources
CWGC.

HUGHES, Harold William

Gunner
951991
No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds

Gunner Harold Hughes died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Hughes; husband of Evelyn Agnes Hughes, of Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire.

Sources
CWGC.

JOHNSON, Edward

Marine
PO/X 108598
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Edward Johnson died between 6 June 1944 and 7 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Johnson, of Islington, London.

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

KENNEDY, Wallace Edward

Graves of Lt Kennedy 45RM Commando and others
Lieutenant
308167
45RM Commando
Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Wallace Kennedy, Intelligence Officer of 45RM Commando died during operations at Normandy, FranceSon of Stephen Pringle Kennedy and Florence Hilda Kennedy, of Enfield, Middlesex.
 
Sources

KNIGHT, John Henry

Original Grave of Pte JH Knight 4 Commando
Private
6216169
No 4 Commando
Durham Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private John Knight died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77 and WO417/78..
 

LEWINSKY, Werner Max

Served as : 
LADDY, Max
Private
6387023
No 10 Commando
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Werner Max Lewinsky died in a landing craft with Ernst Weinberger during operations at Normandy on D Day. He served in 3 troop, also known as 'X' troop, of the inter allied commando under the alias of Max Laddy, and was one of their medical orderlies. 
 

MULLEN, Brian Joseph

Lance Corporal
2075499
No 4 Commando
Royal Engineers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Brian Mullen died of wounds during operations at Normandy. A talented artist and photographer LCpl Mullen had previously taken part in the Lofoten and Dieppe raids. Son of Patrick Joseph and Elsie Maud Mullen; husband of Janet Edith Mullen, of Matlock Bath, Derbyshire.

NOLAN, Robert Joseph

Private
3448201
No 3 Commando
The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Robert Nolan died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of William Thomas Nolan and Mary Jane Nolan; husband of Enid Nolan.
 
Sources
CWGC.

ONG, Robert William

Private
5835286
No 4 Commando
Suffolk Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Robert Ong died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/78.
[Image] His granddaughter Helen.
 

OVENDEN, Roderick Joseph

Lance Corporal Ovenden 4 Commando
Lance Corporal
14241749
No 4 Commando
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Metropolitan Police
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Roderick Ovenden, 'F' troop, died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Eric and Florence Ovenden; husband of Gladys Catherine Ovenden, of Paddington, London.

OWEN, William Richard

Lance Corporal
2734393
No 3 Commando
Welsh Guards
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal William Owen died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Thomas and Margret Owen; husband of Joan Owen, of Putney, London.

Sources
CWGC.

PALMER, Victor James

Private
5733943
No 4 Commando
Dorsetshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Victor Palmer was killed in action during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Palmer; nephew and ward of Mrs. L. Joyner, of Hall Green, Birmingham.
 
Sources
CWGC.

PASQUALE, Joseph

Joe Pasquale 4 Commando
Lance Corporal
7359503
No 4 Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Joseph Pasquale died when a mortar shell exploded near him at Normandy. Son of Joseph and Winifred Pasquale from Liverpool; husband of Jean Marion Lucille Pasquale, of Lewes, Sussex. Also commemorated on the family headstone in Ford Cemetery, Liverpool. 
 

PATMORE, William

Private
6352136
No 4 Commando
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private William Patmore was killed in action during operations at Normandy, France.
Son of David Patmore, and of Bessie A. Patmore, of Hammersmith, London.
 
Sources
CWGC
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/77.
 

POOLE, Arthur

Arthur Poole 48RM Commando
Corporal
CH/X 101159
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Arthur Poole died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Arthur and Gertrude Poole from Coventry; husband of Joyce Edna Poole, of Acock's Green, Birmingham.
Extract from the Coventry Evening Telegraph

POTTAS, Donald

Signalman
14414990
No 6 Commando
Royal Corps of Signals
Killed in action or died of wounds

Signalman Donald Pottas, 1 Special Service Brigade Signals attached No.6 Commando, died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. Son of John and Mary Annie Pottas, of Whitby, Yorkshire.

POULTNEY, Ronald

Marine
PLY/X104049
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Ronald Poultney died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Thomas and Esther Elizabeth Poultney, of Leek, Staffordshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths: Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.

PRICE, George

Lance Sergeant
4127619
No 6 Commando
Cheshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Sergeant George Price died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France.
Extract from the No 6 Cdo War Diary
10th June 1944.

RACE, James Andrew

Lance Corporal
7383539
No 3 Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal James Race died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of John Henry and Caroline Race; husband of Georgina Marshal Race, of Tweedmouth, Berwick-on-Tweed.

Sources

CWGC.

ROBB, James

Private
14656554
No 3 Commando
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private James Robb died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/79.

SHAW, Frank

Gunner
1794179
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner Frank Shaw, 'C' troop, died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Linked Content below.
 

SHAW, Harry

WO2 Company Sergeant Major
3453645
No 3 Commando
Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in action or died of wounds

Company Sergeant Major Harry Shaw, 6 troop, died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Ernest and Frances Shaw; husband of Amelia Shaw, of Atherton, Lancashire.

Source: CWGC.
Note: There is a possible image of him in a 6 Troop photo within the gallery.

SMALLMAN, Sydney

Sydney Smallman 4 Commando
Private
4035253
No 4 Commando
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Sydney Smallman died during operations at Normandy on DDay.

Sources
CWGC.
[Image] From family via Forum posting by Stephane Saint-Martin.

SMITH, Fred

Gunner
1108398
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Gunner Fred Smith died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Normandy.
 
Source
CWGC.

SUTTON, Harry Slater

Private
3066792
No 3 Commando
Royal Scots
Killed in action or died of wounds

Private Harry Sutton died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Leonard S. and Alice M. Sutton, of Hemsworth, Yorkshire; husband of Irene Sutton, of Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.

Source
CWGC.

VERNON, Charles Thomas

Private
6104834
No 3 Commando
South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Charles Vernon was killed in action during operations at Normandy, France. Son of William and Florence Vernon, of Ponder's End, Enfield, Middlesex.
 
Sources
CWGC.

WALL, Jack

Trooper
7904237
No 4 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Jack Wall died during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/78.
 

WALTERS, John Robert

Guardsman
2620747
No 4 Commando
Grenadier Guards
Killed in action or died of wounds
Guardsman John Walters, a veteran of the Dieppe raid, died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. Son of Ernest and Alice Mary Walters; husband of Elizabeth Thompson Walters, of Troon, Ayrshire.
  • 19 August 1942 wounded during operations at Dieppe, France.

WHITE, Ernest George

Marine
CH/X115681
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Ernest White died during operations at Normandy, France.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.

WILLIAMSON, Thomas Edwin

Acting Captain
113188
No 4 Commando
Royal Artillery
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Thomas Williamson died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France. 
Son of Griffith Evans Williamson and Catherine Elizabeth Williamson, of Rhyl, Flintshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.

WOOD, Sydney

Able Seaman
P/JX 296624
RN Beach Commando (R.N.B.C.)
RN Beach Commando R2
Killed in action or died of wounds

Able Seaman Sydney Wood, RN Beach Commando ‘R2’,  died during Operations at Normandy.[Source: CWGC]  

YOUNGMAN, Ronald Herbert

Private
6215857
No 4 Commando
Middlesex Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Ronald Youngman died during operations at Normandy, France. Son of George Herbert and Emily Youngman, of Stratford, Essex; husband of Kathleen Joan Youngman, of Stratford.
 
Sources
CWGC.

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