The Fallen from 7 Commando
Gunner John Challis died in the UK as the result of an accident.
Army Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/25.
Son of Fred and Beatrice Crampton, of Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire.
Private William Green was reported missing presumed died died during the period No 7 Commando, as part of Layforce, were engaged in a rearguard action whilst allied troops were evacuated from Crete.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/45.
Captain Frank Nicholls, No 7 Commando and Layforce, was killed whilst attached to No 1 Special Service Detachment. There is a plaque in his honour inside Stratton Parish Church and he is also remembered on their War Memorial.
Private Harry Paternoster died at the 13th General Hospital, Suez, as a result of heatstroke.
War Diary A Bn,Layforce, file ref National Archives WO 218/168, Entry for the 6th April "The death from Heatstroke of 5827448 Pte Paternoster H. occurred in 13th General Hospital, Suez."
Corporal George Sheridan died during operations at Crete.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/ 91.
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