18 results found for: Malaya

Search results for: Malaya

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FRASER, Ian E (#67)

…2nd Submarine Flotilla in GB coastals waters, Arctic and 10th Submarine Flotilla in Mediterranean, 5/1942-4/1943; officer trained with X-craft at HMS Varbel, Port Bannatyne, Isle of Bute, GB, 1944-1945; commanded HMS XE 3 during attack on Japanese cruiser Takao in Singapore, Malaya for which he was awarded Victoria Cross, 31/7/1945…

CALVERT, J Michael (#152)

…officer with 22nd Special Air Service Regt (Malayan Scouts) in Malaya, 1950-1951: background and training of troops; details of patrols including problems of co-operation from other units, naming of regiment; recruitment of troops. Aspects of period as officer with Special Air Service in Norway, 1945: military situation; role and activities….

DRAKE, Billy (#168)

…months of the war in Europe on the Operations Staff. Post-war with a permanent commission and a Bracknell Staff College course, he was sent to join the OCCUPATION FORCES in JAPAN before Malaya and Singapore and returning to join the Central Fighter Establishment as CFI of the Day Fighter Leaders…

CREW, Edward D (#114)

…a permanent commission and attended the RAF Staff College, before being posted in 1948 to command No 45 Beaufighter Squadron in the Far East. Operational once again, Crew led his squadron effectively against Communist insurgents aiming to destabilise Malaya. Harassing the jungle-based enemy in 100 night attacks, he consistently drove…

MASLEN-JONES, Edward (#285)

…OBSERVATION POST SQUADRONS with himself representing the invaluable role of Artillery Spotting in the fierce fighting in BURMA of 656th AOP Sqn RAF/RA for the whole of the 14th ARMY and the 20th INDIAN DIVISION from 1943 to 1945, and then for Malaya and Java. 656 had three lights of…

DAVID, W Dennis (#18)

…when engaged in conversation. After the liberation of Singapore and Malaya, he was appointed Senior Air Staff Officer, Air Headquarters, Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, during operations against Javanese insurgents. Returning home in 1946, David was granted a permanent commission and reverted to the rank of squadron leader. In 1949 he…

FRASER-HARRIS, Alexander B (#218)

…25 of the RN’s 41 carriers, either earmarked for or actually in the PACIFIC or INDIAN OCEANS…1,000 aircrew & 20,000 men…were not only poised to invade JAPAN’S east coast in Sep/Oct…but also to defend landings in MALAYA & many other places after that. They were by far the LARGEST and…

ROBERTS, David (#207)

…postings in Cyprus and Amman, from where he launched clandestine operations all over northern Syria. He returned to Britain in 1944, taking over command of the RAF Regiment depot at Belton Park. In 1946, he was sent to the Far East to establish the RAF Regiment (Malaya) force of British…

ERCOLANI, Lucian (#215)

…sad farewell to their popular CO. For his outstanding leadership and courage he was awarded a Bar to his DSO. Ercolani was then put in command of No 159 Squadron, part of the Pathfinder Force, attacking targets in Malaya and flying a number of mining operations to distant ports, including…

HODGES, Lewis (#34)

…conditions to assist the Force 136 teams and resistance groups in Thailand and Malaya. For his work in support of SOE, Hodges was awarded a Bar to the DSO. Night Scene in a Watch Office by Leslie Cole (1942) © IWM Art.IWM ART LD 2503 image: two WAAFs and an…

DUNN, Patrick Hunter (#15)

…Group. He ended the war in command of Coltishall fighter sector. Dunn had a lively post-war career, alternating staff appointments with instructing and overseas postings. In 1950 he was appointed CBE for his “imaginative” and “praiseworthy” role co-ordinating anti-terrorist operations in Malaya. By 1956 he was in charge of the…

LLOYD-OWEN, David (#273)

…Britain, including a period on the staff at Sandhurst. In 1952, he was appointed Military Assistant to the High Commissioner in Malaya. He then commanded the 1st Battalion of The Queen’s Royal Regiment from 1957 to 1959. In the early 1960s he led 24 Infantry Brigade Group in Kenya and…

COOPER, JM (#220)

…crossed lines to fly back by USAAF Liberator. In RHINE CROSSING at.WESEL on 25Mar45 with 1 &,2 SAS & 8 Para; tasked from Celle to enter horrific BELSEN & prepare tor ARMY & RED CROSS TEAMS: post-war GREEN HOWARDS, 21 & 22 SAS, fought in Malaya, Oman & occupied Yemen….

ATKINS, George (#3)

…Mark I (V7780 Alma Baker Malaya) at LG 1Gerawala, Libya, during the defence of Tobruk. (1941) (IWM) Alan Pollock recalls that: “George was a very typical example of the very modest ground crew who got on with things on the ground to put the aircraft in the air. I think…

Battle of Britain

…and Japanese victories in BATTLE OF BRITAIN and the Far East #114 Edward D CREW Air Vice-Marshal Edward D CREW CB DSO* DFC* MA (12+ e/a & 21 V-1s) NIGHT-FIGHTER ace. Civil Air Guard & CAMBRIDGE UAS, RAFVR 604, 85, 96 (& 1950 Malaya 1945) Sqns BEAUFIGHTERS & MOSQUITO; e/a…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…for ARMY AIR OBSERVATION POST SQNS BURMA 14th ARMY & 20th INDIAN DIV ARAKAN, ADMIN BOX & KOHIMA, Malaya and Java. #167 L Patricia T McDOWELL Captain L Patricia T McDOWELL [No. 166: Svein Heglund]’s wife to be. CANADIAN ARMY NURSE, praises Lady Astor’s help, the CANADIAN HOSPITAL & CASUALTY…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…Marshall, Nav J O’Donnel, Bdr H Feldman, Flt Eng J Huckins+6 #114 Edward D CREW Air Vice-Marshal Edward D CREW CB DSO* DFC* MA (12+ e/a & 21 V-1s) NIGHT-FIGHTER ace. Civil Air Guard & CAMBRIDGE UAS, RAFVR 604, 85, 96 (& 1950 Malaya 1945) Sqns BEAUFIGHTERS & MOSQUITO; e/a…

Alan Pollock

…served in the Royal Navy during the war; Douglas Bader is quoted on the home page of this site; Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark set up the War Artists’ Advisory Committee, and many of their magnificent commissions are dotted throughout these pages; Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer (“the Tiger of Malaya”)…

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