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Chipping Norton Cemetery

Inscription

Also of Cyril Ernest

Son of the above

Who was killed by enemy action

August 20th 1942 at Dieppe

Aged 22 years

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Chipping Norton Cemetery

Oxfordshire

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Cyril Ernest

Barrett

1919

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

19th August 1942

Killed in action serving with No 3 Commando as part of Operation Jubilee - and more specifically Operation Flodden - to put out of action a German coatal garrison north of Dieppe at Berneval

22

Brookwood 1939-1945 Memorial, Surrey

Second World War

Private

No 3 Commando

Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Operation Jubilee was more commonly known as the Dieppe Raid, an arguably unsuccessful attempt to takeover the German occupied port city of Dieppe in northern France. Cyril was probably killed as his unit attempted to land on the beach and as they launched their way up the cliffs

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