7 results found for: Crete

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KANAKAKIS, EJ Joannou (#209)

…later RASC & Roval SUSSEX, for GREECE & its loyal FIGHTING SPIRIT and STEADFAST ENDURANCE in OCCUPIED CRETE & its ISLANDS, especially with the terrible reprisals; here also for the SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE OPERATIONS in the AEGEAN, several of which he carried out with and here signs commemoratively for that…

ELLIOTT, George M (#222)

…the 5th Battle Squadron leader at JUTLAND,, survived torpedo from U-30 28Dec39, in the BATTLE of CAPE MATAPAN 28Mar41; bombed off Crete (2 x 5001b) she had needed repairs in Durban; George had later wartime service with 601 FLOTILLA, COMBINED OPERATIONS, mainly with LANDING CRAFT provision and subsequent repair procedures….

GOUGH, Herbert G (#229)

…NAVAL FORTS off PORTSMOUTH, as part of defences against enemy E-Boats or Destroyers, also 45 FORTRESS Coy at Southampton; embarked on AQUITANIA, he went to PORT SAID, Kantara and first active service was in PALESTINE, then TUNISIA, the BATTLE of CRETE, NORTH AFRICA, EIGHTH ARMY’s MARETH LINE & the BATTLES…

GOULD, Thomas W (#94)

…11 merchant vessels, 4 supply ships and a tug totalling 40,000 tons. Among her crew were two VCs, one DSO, two DSCs, six DSMs and 13 mentions in despatches. (lossow.vamp, Flickr) At about midday on February 16, Thrasher, on patrol off Suva Bay, on the north coast of Crete, torpedoed…

PANTER, Frank H T (#216)

…SPECIAL FORCES OPERATION deliveries 4 pick ups under GLENGYLE1s South African CAPTAIN PETRIE; then diverted to assist GREECE 4 CRETE (many soldiers, pleased to be picked up, were strafed by fighters 4 killed on return) in evacuating SUDA BAY 4 SPHAKIA, Jul 1941 LITANI RIVER in SYRIA, landing Col KEYES…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…DEFENCE, action PALESTINE, TUNISIA, CRETE, 8th ARMY, N. African MARETH Line, WADIS AKARIT & ZIGZAU #47 John HACKETT Gen Sir John ‘Shan’ HACKETT GCB CBE DSO* MC MA BLitt LLD DL distinguished scholar and author, KRI HUSSAR for PARACHUTE REGT, DESERT, ITALY, ARNHEM & DUTCH RESISTANCE #272 John AL HAMILTON…

Naval & Naval Air

…He in BATTLESHIP HMS BARHAM (JUTLAND, MATAPAN, CRETE) censored 25Nov4l explosive end (U-Boat 331) 862 dead. #67 Ian E FRASER Lieutenant Commander Ian E FRASER VC DSC RD* JP Recipient of the Victoria Cross. Diving pioneer. Served on CONWAY, ROYAL OAK, DUNKIRK & ATLANTIC DESTROYERS; 31JUL45 + L/S JIM MAGENNIS…

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