Korup

First name(s)/Initials: Svend O.
Service number: 14195941
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 87th Airborne Field Regiment
Additional info: 195 Course of Parachute Training 1.7.1946-25.7.1946. "Intelligent performer good soldier".
Drowned 12/8-1947 off the French coast during "Operation Oasis" following the Exodus incident.
On HMT Runnymede Park during Exodus 1947.
Mazargues War Cemetery
Photo #1 - Third row, number five.
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll + CWGC + Eric Vedsegaard + Nominal Roll Course 195
Photo #1:
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