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Pete
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Remembering all the Fallen and those who received life changing injuries in and around Salerno, Italy.

The Commando Roll of Honour from 9 to 20 September 1943
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More about some of the Commandos who were involved including many wounded:
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We will remember them

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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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During WW2 over 470 Commandos died in Sicily and Italy. Remembered in Cemeteries or at Memorials. All WW2 cemeteries where commandos are buried, listed by country and with details of each commando buried there, can be found here: https://www.commandoveterans.org/graves_memorials

Those with no known grave

Cassino Memorial: https://www.commandoveterans.org/Cassino-Memorial

Chatham Naval Memorial: https://www.commandoveterans.org/Chatham-Naval-Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial: https://www.commandoveterans.org/Plymouth-Naval-Memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial: https://www.commandoveterans.org/Portsmouth-Naval-Memorial

Brookwood Memorial: https://www.commandoveterans.org/Brookwood-Memorial

Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


**** nb. I no longer monitor the pm facility ****
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