The Fallen from 46RM Commando

Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen. Displaying 1 - 68 of 68

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 inflicted during operations at Sallenelles.

BURROWS, Derrick Trevor

Lieutenant
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Derrick Burrows, 'Y' troop, No. 46 RM Commando, was killed whilst administering morphia to a wounded marine during operations at the River Aller.  He received a MiD for good service with the 21st Army Group.
 
Sources:

COOK, William Henry

Corporal William Cook 46 Commando
Corporal
EX/1233
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal William Cook was reported missing presumed killed during operations at the River Rhine crossing near Wesel. He has no known grave. 
Son of Robert and A. Cook, of Birmingham.
 

CUNDALL, Arthur

Marine Arthur Cundall
Marine
PO/X 116105
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Arthur Cundall died during the period his Commando were engaged in operations at the River Aller near Hademstorf village.

DONNELLY, Peter

Marine
PO/X121745
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Peter Donnelly died in Germany. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at the River Aller near the village of Hademstorf.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM.

DOWNS, Jack

Mne Jack Downs 46RM Commando
Marine
CH/X112844
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Jack Downs, 'A' troop, died during operations at Rots and Le Hamel, France.

DUROSE, Sam

Marine
PO/X114134
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Sam Durose died during operations at the River Rhine crossing near Wesel, Germany.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM.

FACEY, Robert

Mne Robert Facey 46RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X103946
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Robert Facey died during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy. Son of Francis and Rachel Facey; husband of Freda Facey, of Pitts Hill, Staffordshire.
 

FLOOD, John

Marine John Flood 46 Commando
Marine
CH/X 106354
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Flood died in Germany during operations at the River Aller.

FYVIE, George

George Fyvie 46 Royal Marine Commando
Marine
CH/X111910
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine George Fyvie, from Bucksburn, Scotland, died during operations at Beuzeville, France. His death was reported in a local newspaper at the time [see Linked Content below].

KIDWELL, William Trevor

Mne Kidwell 46RM Commando
Marine
CH/X 105325
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine William Kidwell died in Germany during operations at the River Aller near the village of Hademstorf.   His wife received a letter after his death from the Commando Padre, Revd. Kennen [Read from below]. 
 

LEE, John

Major John Lee 46 Commando
Major
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Major John Lee, MC, LLB, the Second-in-Command,  died during operations at Beuzeville, Normandy. He had earlier been awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished service during operations at Le Hamel.
Recommendation

MILLER, John

Mne. J. Miller 46RM Commando
Marine
PO/X102023
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine John Miller, 'X' troop, died at the 77th British General Hospital, France, of wounds inflicted on the 20th August during operations at Hill 112, Dozule, Normandy.

MOODY, Sidney Louis

LCpl. Moody 46RM Commando
Lance Corporal
CH/X 104824
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Sidney Moody, 'X' troop, died in Germany. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations to cross the River Elbe.

PARKER, John

Marine John Parker 46 Commando
Marine
PLY/X104531
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Parker died in Germany. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations at the River Aller near the village of Hademstorf.
 

PIERCE, Barry Walter

Captain Barry Pierce 46 Commando
Captain
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Barry Pierce, 'Y' troop, died during operations at the River Aller in the vicinity of the village of Hademstorf.  
 
Sources
CWGC.
The book A Plain Russet-Coated Captain by Capt John Day 45RM Cdo.
CVA Gallery image of his headstone.

RIDER, Leonard George

Known as: 
Lenny
Mne Leonard Rider 46RM Commando
Marine
CH/X 107771
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Marine Leonard Rider, a former dockyard worker from Barking, died in Germany during operations at the River Rhine crossing near Wesel.

TEAGUE, Bryan John

Captain Teague 46RM Commando
Captain
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Bryan Teague, 'Z' troop, died during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy. He had previously received a C.-in C.'s certificate.
 
Sources
CWGC
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM.
 

VARDY, Thomas

Mne Tom Vardy MM 46RM Commando
Marine
PLY/X 103900
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Thomas Vardy MM, died during operations at the River Aller crossing.
 

WEARING, David John

Lieutenant David Wearing 46 Commando
Lieutenant
PLY/X 109403
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant David Wearing was killed during the River Rhine crossing near Wesel [1][2].

Educated at Oulton High School, Liverpool where he was captain of the school rugby team.  A keen rock climber he was employed at the ICI Factory in Runcorn before enlisting in 1943 [3].

WHITAKER, James

Known as: 
Jimmie
Cpl James Whitaker 46RM Commando
Corporal
CH/X 102296
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal James Whitaker, 'S' troop, died during operations at Rots and Le Hamel, France. [1][2].
 

WOOLLAM, George Arthur

Lt George Woollam 46RM Commando
Lieutenant
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Lieutenant George Woollam died in an accident whilst serving at the Commando Basic Training Centre. The death certificate states he died of a fractured skull at the North British Aluminium Company's Works [view....]
  • 46RM Commando from 1943 onwards.

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