George Oliver Cogger

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Private George Oliver Cogger
Life dates
13 Dec 1919 - 07 Jul 1944
Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
East Dorset Scout Section Scout Section Member 11 Jun 1942 01 Feb 1944
Operation Bulbasket SAS combatant 08 Jun 1944 03 Jul 1944
Operation Bulbasket SAS combatant 08 Jun 1944 03 Jul 1944
National ID
AECV 215/5
Regiment
The Dorsetshire Regiment
Military number
5729670
Commissioned or Enlisted
15 Mar 1940
Occupation

Travelling charted accountant

Address
(1939) 77 Casino Avenue, Hearne Hill, Lambeth, London
Other information

Killed in Action B Squad 1st SAS in Operation Bulbasket. He is buried at Rom Communal Cemetery in France alongside his fallen comrades. Service number 5729670.
British Army Casualty Lists report on 4 July 1944 he had previously reported missing believed to be a prisoner of war but was now reported not missing. He was reported killed in action on or shortly after 7 July 1944.

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Caption & credit
Cogger Memorial stone from Special Forces Roll of Honour
References

TNA ref WO417/89 British Army Casualty Lists

CWGC

Special Forces Roll of Honour