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CUTLER, Roden (#72)

…to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Recipient of the Victoria Cross. For: AUSTRALIA, the DOMINIONS & ROYAL ARTILLERY, gallantry at Merj Ayoun Jun41 & Damour SYRIA, lost leg; post war diplomat NSW Governor….

LLOYD-OWEN, David (#273)

…Italian submarine; effect of losses to Long Range Desert Group; reorganisation in Syria. Aspects of operations commanding Long Range Desert Group in Italy and the Balkans, 1944-1945: adapting to non-desert conditions in Italy; problems of handling local population in Balkans; problem of political divisions; working with Albanian Partisans; character of…

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…

BRYAN, Wendy (#6)

…the path of the Australian 21st Infantry Brigade’s advance from Palestine to Syria via the Lebanon. On the brilliant, moonlit night of June 7, the vessel Glengyle, carrying 11 Commando, arrived off the mouth of the river. The landing craft were unable to get ashore because of heavy surf along…

CLEERE, Patrick (#236)

…Poona) conversion to Gen GRANT Tanks. RETURN to MIDDLE EAST In mid 1943, embarking now as SQN QMS for Basra IRAQ, then ALEPPO in SYRIA, he had in Jul43 to disarm a mutinied Greek Brigade, before returning to EGYPT; ITALIAN FRONT On 4May44 as 2nd Troop C SQN leader, he…

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

…the DOMINIONS & ROYAL ARTILLERY, gallantry at Merj Ayoun Jun41 & Damour SYRIA, lost leg; post war diplomat NSW Governor #110 Michael DK DAUNCEY Brigadier Michael DK DAUNCEY DSO A Bridge Too Far. Flew a Horsa glider into Arnhem for Operation Market Garden, blinded in one eye, taken prisoner, escaped…

Naval & Naval Air

…VENICE, TRIESTE, ADRIATIC PORTS Representing ROYAL NAVY MINESWEEPING #216 Frank H T PANTER Lt Frank H T PANTER DSC RN From CRUISERS & 3 CARRIERS for SHIPWRIGHTS Dec39 AJAX, EXETER, RIVER PLATE ‘GRAF SPEE’, GLENGYLE CDO ASSAULTS Jul41 LITANI SYRIA, DIEPPE, HMS ANSON HONG KONG JAPANESE SURRENDER & return PoWs…

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