AIDAN of SPROT
|Lieutenant Colonel AIDAN of SPROT MC JP|
(ROYAL SCOTS GREYS 2nd DRAGOONS) PALESTINE, last to mechanize, DESERT, NORMANDY, HONEY TANKS, CAEN/FALAISE, MC R. ALLER & race to BALTIC
|Sergeant Major James ALDRIDGE MM|
(father GALLIPOLI, brother TORPEDOED twice) for SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS, EL ALAMEIN, SICILY, SALERNO, D+1 SWORD BEACH, MM for RHINE CROSSING
Richard W ANNAND
|Captain Richard W ‘Dickie’ ANNAND VC ERD DL|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross. ‘Wheelbarrow VC’ won before DUNKIRK (13-16 May 1940) for DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY, his FATHER was killed with ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION, GALLIPOLI
Robert H ATTWELL
|Captain Robert H ATTWELL|
for Cranleigh’s LOCAL DEFENCE VOLUNTEERS then HOME GUARD (also on duty FM Lord Milne!) Apr42 in QUEEN’S ROYAL REGIMENT fought ITALY, wounded ANZIO
Mortimer P BOGERT
|Lieutenant General Mortimer P BOGERT CBE DSO Legion of Merit|
From Western Nova Scotia, was in Europe 7 years from Dec 1939; with 2nd CANADIAN DIV for DIEPPE, SICILY, E. ITALY, S. FRANCE to BRUSSELS & OCCUPATION
For: the ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY
J Edwin BOWMAN
|Sgt J Edwin ‘Ted’ BOWMAN|
FRANCE with BEF (blown up twice), DUNKIRK 22nd FIELD REGT, torpedoed ‘Empire Rowan’ 23Mar43, 32 FIELD N AFRICA & ITALY, severe wounds 9Apr44 FIELD GUN BATTERIES ROYAL ARTILLERY
Arthur W BRITTON
|Arthur W ‘Peter’ BRITTON|
SEARCHLIGHT ops, ANTI-A/C ARTILLERY & MIDDLESEX Regt, TERRITORIALS, 8th PUNJAB REGIMENT, CHIN HILLS & GURKHA Bns, (wife Red Cross VAD nurse)
|Lance Corporal William BROWN|
9th Bn ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS for their service and sacrifice and for ALL other FAR EAST PRISONERS OF WAR, their dead BURMESE RAILWAY COMRADES and the CIVILIAN VICTIMS.
Michael C BURN
|Captain Michael ‘Micky’ C BURN MC|
(Alan’s elder brother) Indep Coy NORWAY & NO.2 COMMANDO OP. CHARIOT ST NAZAIRE RAID 28MAR42 ‘The Greatest Raid’, POWs & COLDITZ; wrote Mary and Richard about his wife Mary’s love for Flight Lieutenant Richard Hillary, author of The Last Enemy.
Benjamin J CALDER
|Sergeant Benjamin J CALDER|
US ARMY in Colonel KILLIAN’s 517 PORT BN 6th ENGINEER SPECIAL BDE
LOGISTIC SUPPORT to FRONT, US RANGERS, OMAHA BEACH, MULBERRY HARBOUR, ANTWERP PORT & RAIL
J Michael CALVERT
|Brigadier J Michael ‘Mike’ CALVERT DSO** MiD MA Cantab|
Frequently led attacks from the front, earning him the nickname ‘Mad Mike’ from men in his command. Participated in both Chindit operations and ‘instrumental in popularising the unorthodox ideas of General Orde Wingate. 1933 ROYAL ENGINEERS,7 high Allied medals, Far East JUNGLE trainer, NORWEGIAN CDO, Wingate’s Cdr CHINDIT 77 BRIGADE, later SAS doctrine and author of three books about Burma, Wingate and the Chindits: Prisoners of Hope, Fighting Mad: One Man’s Guerrilla War, and Chindits: Long Range Penetrations.
Reginald A CARTER
|Troop Sergeant Reginald A CARTER MM|
3rd CARABINIERS, Prince of Wales DRAGOON GUARDS, all war India & BURMA Stuart, Grant & Lee TANKS,5 INDIAN DIV IMPHAL, TIDDIM, MANDALAY, IRRAWADDY
Edward T CHAPMAN
|Company Sergeant Major Edward T CHAPMAN VC BEM|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross. MONMOUTHSHIRE & SOUTH WALES BORDERERS Regt WELSH DIV
|Major Patrick ‘Paddy’ CLEERE MBE DCM|
22Jan41 TOBRUK (2nd DCM papers lost), from EIRE Co Kilkenny 1933 @16, 7th Q’s OWN HUSSARS, SGT1939; survived very many TANK BATTLES W.DESERT, ITALY (bro. lost), & BURMA
|Lieutenant Colonel JM ‘Johnnie’ COOPER MBE DCM & 3 MiDs|
SCOTS GUARDS, GDS CDO, L Det’t + 2, 21 & 22 SPECIAL AIR SERVICE, David STIRLING’s driver & navigator Desert RAIDS, D-Day Maquis, BELSEN
|Sir Roden CUTLER VC AK KCMG KCVO CBE|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross.
For: AIJSTRALIA, the DOMINIONS & ROYAL ARTILLERY, gallantry at Merj Ayoun Jun41 & Damour SYRIA, lost leg; post war diplomat NSW Governor
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 and hid for four months.
Recommended for a Victoria Cross at 4 levels but Field Marshal Montgomery withheld.
For: CHESHIRE REGT, ARNHEM & GLIDER PILOT REGIMENT and infantry valour.
Ivan Decourcey DAUNT
|Ivan Decourcey ‘Angus’ DAUNT|
(3 brothers war service & naval tailor wife‘s brother at Arnhem) 4th Bn Q’s Own ROYAL WEST KENT Reg’t’1940 FRANCE& DUNKIRK W.DESERT & BURMA key role at KOHIMA.
|Major John DAW BEM|
ROYAL CORPS of SIGNALS, by 1945 165.000 strong (9% ATS); war service POLAND Sep39 (+ Gen. Carton de Wiart VC DS0 as German invasion), FRANCE, 9th LANCERS N AFRICA, KRRC, 3 DIV and 1 DIV TO AUSTRIA
|Major M R D FOOT MiD (2) Croix de Guerre CBE TD RA|
Military historian, and official historian of the Special Operations Executive. Commissioned into a Royal Engineers searchlight battalion, units transferred to Royal Artillery. Served at Combined Operations Headquarters before joining SAS as intelligence officer. Prisoner of war severely injured trying to escape. SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE, & Cols Airey NEAVE & James LANGLEY, MI9 ESCAPE & EVASION & + father SEARCHLIGHT & A/A DEFENCE.
|Company Sergeant Major Macleod FORSYTH MM Order of the Red Star|
“Officers were my downfall in the army”. A company, 2nd Parachute Battalion. An early ‘yellow lanyard’ PARA for the ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS, and with Major ‘Jack’ FROST at BRUNEVAL; ‘TORCH’ & ITALY. MM for Tamera/Cork Wood action in Tunisia.
AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE, CANADIAN AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION RAF DUNSFOLD, ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, D-DAY’s AMERICAN LSTs & FIELD HOSPITALS.
|Bombardier Bill FOSTER|
57th Wessex HAA Regt ROYAL ARTILLERY, 214 SOUTHSEA Battery for key 1940-41 UK role of HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT REGTs DESERT 8TH ARMY on through to SALERNO
William P GALBRAITH
|Private First Class William P GALBRAITH|
US ARMY ‘I’ Coy 3rd Bn, 506 Para Infry Regt, 1st component 101st AIRBORNE DIV (Band of Brothers) Ops OVERLORD, MARKET GARDEN & wounded, for BASTOGNE+B of BULGE
Herbert G GOUGH
|Sgt Herbert G GOUGH MM|
ROYAL ENGINEERS (as WW1 father), on COASTAL DEFENCE, action PALESTINE, TUNISIA, CRETE, 8th ARMY, N. African MARETH Line, WADIS AKARIT & ZIGZAU
|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
John AL HAMILTON
|John A.L. HAMILTON MA|
for 81st WEST AFRICAN DIV & i/c GAMBIA & GOLD COAST Reg’ts, also NIGERIA, tonSIERRA LEONE ‘Forgotten Formations’ KALADAN 2nd CHINDlT Op. THURSDAY BURMA. Author War Bush: 81 (West African) Division in Burma 1943-1945. He feels the African contribution to the war is not sufficiently appreciated by either Britain or Africa. “The Africans participated entirely voluntarily and were fearless and skilful fighters.”
Martin EM HERFORD
|Col Martin E M HERFORD MBE DSO MC*|
RAMC combat DR, Field AMBULANCES/HOSPITALS DESERT, TOBRUK, El ALAMEIN, SICILY, ITALY, NORMANDY/EUROPE, ARNHEM, BELSEN Med Team
Neville G HOGAN
|Major Neville G. HOGAN MBE|
An “intrepid Chindit officer who was captured and sentenced to death in Burma’s post-war rebellion but escaped to marry his sweetheart…embodied the potent combination of derring-do and determination that typified the Chindit Long Range Penetration brigades in Burma during the Second World War.” (The Times). Half Irish and half Karen (‘the backbone of the army in the region’) 2nd BN KAREN RIFLES i/c KACHINS, CHINS, SHANS, BURMA’s hill tribes & 7th RIFLES FORCE 136 & CHINDITS OPERATION THURSDAY,46 COLUMN 111 BDE.
|Major John HOWARD DSO Croix de Guerre avec Palme|
Leader of the glider-borne Normandy Landings assault Operation Deadstick. OX & BUCKS Light Infantry, 5 months Cpl to RSM, then commissioned; D-DAY 6JUN44 with Company in towed glider to 40 yds from & took PEGASUS BRIDGE at 0016hrs
André H.A. HUÉ
|Major André H.A. HUÉ DSO Légion d’Honneur Croix de Guerre avec Palme|
French, Welsh mother from Swansea, Mallaig trained on demolition; Dec40-Dec43 St Marcel MAQUIS Guerre NE of Vannes
Paul E. ISON
|Private First Class Paul E. ISON|
1st MARINE DIV married with four children for US MARINE CORPS in savage PACIFIC fight for OKINAWA; sprinting over ‘Death Valley’ gap 10May45 an iconic WW2 photograph. Also gave his name to the PFC Paul E. Ison Detachment 60 of the Marine Corps League.
W Michael S JEFFERY
|Colonel W Michael S JEFFERY|
ROYAL TANK REGIMENT, ex Wandsworth TERRITORIAL, El Alamein.
For: VALENTINE, STUART, CRUSADER & SHERMAN TANKS & as Chairman EIGHTH ARMY ASSN.
Austin P JOYCE
|Major Austin P ‘Bob’ JOYCE MBE MM BEM|
Welsh Guards Regimental Quartermaster, Sergeant Major Korean War, 16yr old Irish Yorkshireman: Troopship seaman & June 1944 began fighting at Caen
EJ Joannou KANAKAKIS
|Sergeant EJ ‘Manolis’ Joannou KANAKAKIS BEM|
Greek in RASC, Royal SUSSEX Reg’t, CRETE, AEGEAN SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE OPS & for DENMARK’s Major Anders LASSEN VC MC** SBS/SAS (killed, age 24,on 8 April 1945 at Lake Comacchio, Italy
John Patrick KENNEALLY
|Company Sergeant Major John Patrick KENNEALLY VC|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross. “Soldier in the Irish Guards who twice scattered Afrika Korps attackers, firing his Bren gun from the hip as he charged” (Telegraph): “This outstanding act of gallantry and the dash with which it was executed completely unbalanced the enemy company, which broke up in disorder.” (Citation). 1st BN IRISH GUARDS landed BONE Mar43, VC action at BOU TUNISIAN CAMPAIGN as L/Cpl “influenced whole course of battle” with BREN GUN & great courage.
|Captain Ganju LAMA VC MM|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross. lst/7th GURKHAS, ADC to INDIA’s President, Rifleman at Milestone 33 destroyed 2 Jap tanks by PIAT 16May44 & 2 brilliant PIAT VC successes 12Jun44 Defence of KOHIMA
SOVIET AIR FORCE, and especially for its TRANSPORT and TACTICAL AIRBORNE FORCES, during the EASTERN FRONT from 1941-45
|Major-General David LLOYD-OWEN CB DSO OBE MC|
“Danger has some kind of satanic appeal to me. I am drawn towards it in an octopus-like grip of fear.” (Telegraph) Queen’s Royal Reg’t N AFRICA & 1941 LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP (OC) 1943-45 wounds Kufra, LRDG base, LEROS & ops Corfu, Yugoslavia & Albania (bks). “Despite being in continual pain, Lloyd Owen directed special forces operations in the mountains for the next three months. Eventually he was evacuated to Italy, was successfully operated on, and told not to return to his former activities. He managed to bluff his way past a medical board and returned to Albania, although this time by boat.” (Wikipedia). “A man of great charm…a courageous soldier and a remarkable leader of men.” (Guardian).
|Sergeant Robert MACKINTOSH|
5th Bn T.A. QUEEN’S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS (WAAF wife, Highland Div brother) 152 BDE EL ALAMEIN,SICILY,NORMANDY,BASTOGNE B of BULGE snow
|Brigadier Sir Fitzroy MACLEAN KT CBE Order of Kutuzov Croix de Guerre|
‘It has been widely speculated that Ian Fleming used Maclean as one of his inspirations for James Bond.’ Author of Eastern Approaches. Eton, Cambridge, Paris and Moscow Foreign Office.
For: CAMERON HIGHLANDERS (MP1941-74), TITO + the many YUGOSLAV Partisans
|Colonel d’Arcy MANDER DSO|
l, 2,4 &11Bns GREEN HOWARDS, 1940-42 150th INFY BDE 8th ARMY, captured 2i/c GAZALA ‘BOX’ 1Jun42, POW+Sep-Dec43 escape/evasion ROME, DSO Intel to Jun 44
Frank Stanley MANSER
|Company Sergeant Major Frank Stanley ‘Panzer’ MANSER MM|
(wife, EDNA MUNITIONS WORKER) beyond the DCLI & W. YORKS REGT, PARA 2 CDO, 11th SAS Bn, lst Bn PARA BDE for SOUK el ARBA, TAMERA, Djebel Mansour, PRIMOSOLE / CATANIA & OPERATION MARKET GARDEN ARNHEM.
|Captain Edward ‘Ted’ MASLEN-JONES MC DFC|
“…he has ever been the first to suggest some cunning ruse to outwit the Jap…” (From the MC recommendation, as quoted in Michael Ashcroft, Heroes of the Skies) and “Courageous observation pilot whose accuracy in pinpointing Japanese positions was pivotal in the campaign to retake Burma” (Times). “One of only two Air Observation Post (AOP) pilots to be awarded both an MC and a DFC during the Second World War” (Telegraph). 656th AOP Sqn RAF/RA for ARMY AIR OBSERVATION POST SQNS BURMA 14th ARMY & 20th INDIAN DIV ARAKAN, ADMIN BOX & KOHIMA, Malaya and Java.
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 EVACUATION’s importance beyond D-Day.
For: all the NURSING SERVICES
|Corporal James McDOWELL|
BORDER REGT, SE England, part of “the most famous 3-inch mortar crew of WW2” in Operation Market Garden, ‘Hellfire Corner’ defence, SICILY fighting, 1st LANDING BDE ARNHEM, he with near vertical mortar in iconic war photo of 3 at Hartenstein & for DUTCH
|Lieutenant Colonel Thomas MITCHELL MBE BSc|
OC 693 Artisan Works Company in 24 AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION Group, crossed D-DAY on LST to make St-CROIX-B3-RRS 1st AIR LANDING GROUND, IKE landed 15June
For: ROYAL ENGINEERS
Ian G NEILSON
|Lieutenant Colonel Ian G NEILSON DFC Légion d’Honneur RA|
SWORD BEACH late on D-DAY, for 651, 652 and 666 (Scottish) AOP flying ART’Y CORRECTION & AIRBORNE FORWARD AIR CONTROL for 1 BF CORPS AIR SUPPORT
Sidney E PAGE
|Corporal Sidney E ‘Peter’ PAGE|
named after two uncles killed in the same week in WWI: for Duplex Drive TANKS on D-DAY, for CHURCHILLS & ARMOURED vehicles into Europe from D-DAY onwards
|Corporal George PARKINSON|
(in family a SUBMARINER & RAF) was in MORTAR & PIAT team with 6th, Bn key battles TUNISIA BOU ARADA, SICILY CENTURIPE & ITAALY’D-DAY DODGERS’ to AUSTRIA. ROYAL IRISH INNISKILLINGS
Stanley S PAVILLARD
|Doctor Stanley S PAVILLARD MBE MC|
Medical Officer and author of The Bamboo Doctor. Volunteered 1940, in civilian post in Penang, transferred to Singapore, captured 15Feb42. Accompanied 650 prisoners to Burma-Thailand Railway jungle camps. Saved many lives at KAMBURI in SIAM as M.O. STRAITS SETTLEMENTS VOLUNTEER FORCE. Sent Government first account of conditions on ‘the Death Railway’.
For: FAR EAST POWs & DEATH RAILWAY’s 100,000 Asian & 17,000 Allied loses
|Colonel Mikhail PAVLOV|
From Tver in KALININ; SOVIET ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, wounded twice, SIEGE of LENINGRAD
~FIELD SURGEONS, ~[ULTRA use] & 12 Jul 1943 Battle of Kursk
Alastair S PEARSON
|Brigadier Alastair S ‘Jock’ PEARSON CB DSO*** OBE MC TD DL|
‘One of the most highly regarded soldiers of the Parachute Regiment and British Army’.
For: TERRITORIALS, 6Bn HIGHLAND Lt Infy, 1st ARMY, 1PARA & PARA BDE Ops in North Africa TORCH 1942-3, the SICILY & NORMANDY Invasions
|Sergeant Mildred PENN (later Mrs COOPER)|
for ROYAL SIGNALS, ATS, & ‘Y’ GROUP SIGNALS INTERCEPTION with, many WOMEN, recalls Chief telling few that “one’s work dramatically altered war outcome”.
|Professor Yuri PENTIN Order of Red Star|
Lieutenant from PERM in Urals. Fought, aged 17 to 19, with Anti-Aircraft ARTILLERY & 9th ARMY.
For: SOVIET ARMY, USSR’s courage & sacrifice of 20 MILLION.
Frederick J PETRIE
|Sergeant Frederick J ‘Fred’ PETRIE MM MiD|
“Several times we were hailed by men floating or swimming past, some shouting ‘Tommy’…” (The Island: Nijmegen to Arnhem by Tim Saunders) 43rd WESSEX DIVISION, 2nd ARMY SAPPER 553 FD COY R ENGINEERS 130 BDE, NORMANDY MINE Clearance, HILL112, SEINE Crossing & GEILENKIRCHEN
Katharine M PILE
|Lady Katharine M PILE (née WO Shafe)|
ATS Women’s AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE (later WRAC) A/A ARTILLERY. Married Major John, son of General Sir Frederick PILE GCB DSO MC RA
Patrick A PORTEOUS
|Colonel Patrick A PORTEOUS VC|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross. ROYAL ARTILLERY, son of Brig.9th GHURKAS, RMA WOOLWICII, BEF 39/40, 6th AA REGIMENT; wounded, Ied attack`
For: DIEPPE, CANADIAN & all Casualties 19AUG42
|Colonel Jens-Anton POULSSON Norwegian War Cross with Sword, DSO, St Olav’s Medal, Légion d’Honneur, Croix de Guerre, US Medal of Freedom|
Norwegian military and then resistance. OC advance party to recce then join Joachim RONNEBERG’s daring Vemork HEAVY WATER. Raid, delaying German atomic weapons
|Sergeant Leonard REES|
BUFFS/EAST SURREY INFANTRY, who had 11 subaltern OCs lost, killed or wounded, fighting from DESERT, SICILY & up through to NORTHERN.ITALY – a typical ‘D Day Dodger’!
Richard RHODES JAMES
|Richard RHODES JAMES|
Author (e.g. Chindit, 1980), historian & teacher. Headquarters, 111th Brigade in India, Second Chindit Expedition to Burma. Short IWM oral history
CHINDITS and INDIAN ARMY’s South East ASIA CD, INTELL1GENCE, SIGNALS & Orde WINGATE’s air-supported, long range penetration
|Major General GPB ‘Pip’ ROBERTS CB DSO** MC MiD (3) Légion d’Honneur Croix de Guerre avec Palme|
of ROYAL TANK REGIMENT, great DESERT TANK CDR & NW EUROPE ‘Black Bull’ 11th ARMOIJRED DIV and Flensburg Surrender
|Corporal Ernest SEAMAN MM|
Fighting STRETCHER BEARER ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT (& posthumous, twice wounded, triple counter-attacking Cpl ‘Basher’ BATES VC, who brought back Aug 44)
David E SMITH
|Company Sergeant Major David E SMITH|
BLACK WATCH (Father WW1 CAMERONIAN wounded) 1943 6 CDO; SWORD BEACH 0800h D-DAY,6 weeks wounded, ARDENNES, RHINE CROSSING to NE LUBECK
|Sgt T Albert ‘Titch’ STRONG MM|
5th LIGHT FIELD AMBULANCE for RASC; lst Battalion SCOTS GUARDS mascot, ITALY GOTHIC LINE rescue JEEP, RAMC, both sides WOUNDED & LIVES SAVED
|Private John TOUGH|
(‘two-ch’) young GORDON HIGHLANDER (father & 3 uncles wounded, 1 killed in WW1 GORDONS) for heavy fighting in HOLLAND, REICHSWALD, RHINE CROSSING & in GERMANY
|Colonel Alexander TOURIETSK|
Byelorussian from MINSK, served in the 50th, 49th and 43rd ARMIES, fighting westwards from MOSCOW to KÖNIGSBERG `
|Captain Gregory VEIKHMAN|
Fought under Generals MASLENNIKOV, PETROV and MELNIK on NORTH CAUCASIAN FRONT, in MARITIME ARMY and on 3rd BALTIC FRONT.
IT Tommy WALL
|Regimental Sergeant Major Warrant Officer IT Tommy WALL|
2nd Bn WEST YORKSHIRE Regt, distinguished service in KEREN ERITREA against Italians & BURMA for key Defence of IMPHAL BOX against repeated Japanese attacks
AE Mervyn WALTER
|Brigadier A E Mervyn WALTER CBE|
ROYAL ENGINEERS, long key PORTS & RAILWAYS SPECIALIST, for NORWAY; with Admiral RAMSAY DUNKIRK EVACUATION & 1944 MULBERRY NORMANDY Miracles
|Major Rt. Hon. Sir Tasker WATKINS VC GBE PC|
Recipient of the Victoria Cross. 1/5th Bn the WELCH REGIMENT, savage FALAISE Gap Battle, Infantry seal bottleneck, TYPHOONS destroy German tanks.
|Lieutenant Hemi ‘Himi’ WIREMU MBE|
Maori in Nga Puhi A Company, captured in Greece and spent four years as a POW in Germany. Released 1945. Sent late to GREEK CAMPAIGN. NEW ZEALAND MAORI BN in 10:1 Luftwaffe: RAF defeat but DELAYED BARBAROSSA, SAVING USSR
John C WOOLLETT
|Maj Gen John C WOOLLETT CBE MC MA CEng|
ROYAL ENGINEERS: 23 FD D COY 1 TP 6 CDO COMBINED OPS, VAAGSO RAID NORWAY, MID & FAR EAST, BAILEY+PONTOON Bridge Assaults 246 Col MARTIN E M HERFORD MBE DSO MC* RAMC combat DR, Field AMBULANCES/HOSPITALS DESERT,TOBRUK, El ALAMEIN,SICILY,ITALY,NORMANDY/EUROPE,ARNHEM, BELSEN Med Team
James A WOOLNOUGH
|Sgt James A WOOLNOUGH MM|
KOYLIs at ANZIO & Italy heavy fighting, with own KING’s ROYAL RIFLE CORPS 159 Officers,986 men killed,8000 wounded/missing (1958 2nd Bn R Green Jackets)