The Fallen from 5 Troop (Norwegian)


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

BJORNDALEN, Olav

Cpl. Bjorndalen 10 Commando
Corporal
384
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Olav Bjorndalen, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations in Holland.  On the night of the 13/14th January, his Norwegian troop of 10 Inter Allied Commando, together with 47RM Commando, took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.
 

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ola

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Ola Christopherson, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations at Westkapelle. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

HAGA, Ivar Marius

Corporal
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Ivar Marius Haga, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during a commando raid to destroy the Pyrite mine near Sagvag and Leirvik at Stord, Norway.
 
Source:
The book 10 Commando written by Ian Dear.
 

HOPEN, Peter Emil

Trooper
2713
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Peter Emil Hopen, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations in Holland. On the night of the 13/14th January, his Norwegian troop of 10 Inter Allied Commando, together with 47RM Commando, took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas. 
 

HOVSTAD, Lars

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Lars Hovstad, 5 troop (Norwegian), was killed during operations at Domburg. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

LARSEN, Leif Ludvik

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Leif Ludvik Larsen, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations at Westkapelle. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

MYRVAAG, Bernt

Known as: 
Seen elsewhere as MYRVAG
Bernt Myrvaag
Trooper
2199
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Bernt Myrvaag, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations in Holland.  On the night of the 13/14th January, his Norwegian troop of 10 Inter Allied Commando, together with 47RM Commando, took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.
 

ROSLAND, Sverre

Trooper
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Sverre Rosland, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations at Westkapelle. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the open space at the rise of the boulevard of Schagen at Domburg.
 

SMITH, Gabriel

Second Lieutenant
A-832
No 10 Commando
Royal Norwegian Navy
Killed in action or died of wounds
Second Lieutenant Gabriel Smith, 5 troop (Norwegian), died during operations in Holland. On the night of the 13/14th January, his Norwegian troop of 10 Inter Allied Commando, together with 47RM Commando, took part in an unsuccessful attack on the German held small island of Kapelsche Veer which lies between the River Maas and the River Oudermaas.
 

SOLBU, Alf Kristian

Lt. Solbu 10 Commando
Lieutenant
No 10 Commando
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Alf Kristian Solbu, 5 troop (Norwegian), died of grenade wounds received on the 4th November during operations at Walcheren *. He is remembered with others from 5 troop on a Memorial to Norwegian Commandos located on the o

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