Diego-Suarez War Cemetery, Madagascar

Living History

Hi all,

I am interested in any photos of any/all No5 Commando graves in Diego-Suarez War Cemetery, Madagascar.

No5 Cdo were part of the successful invasion of Madagascar (Operation Ironclad) and I have the names of 5 members of the Commando that fell and were buried in Madagascar.

Interestingly, all the names are either from South Lancs Regt or East Lancs Regt and I can only suppose that these guys were attached to No5 Cdo for the operation.

Sgt Blakemore, S Lancs Regt,

Pte Cooke, E Lancs Regt,

Pte Hulmes, E Lancs Regt,

Cpl Ormesher, East Lancs Regt,

Pte Wright, S Lancs Regt.


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