No 11 Independent Company
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Guernsey 49° 25' 30.486" N, 2° 32' 31.1532" W
Sunday, July 14, 1940
Raid on Guernsey
France50° 24' 36.4356" N, 1° 33' 54.8604" E
Monday, June 24, 1940
A raid on Boulogne Berek 24/25 June 1940
Commissioned into the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders in 1925. Served in No 6 Independent Company and was Officer Commanding No 11 Independent Company in 1940 and later took command of No 9 Commando in 1942. Awarded DSO, and later a Bar to the DSO, each for "gallant and distinguished services in Italy " whilst commanding No 9 Commando in 1944. Promoted Brigadier and Officer Commanding 2 Commando Brigade, in 1945 he was awarded a CBE for "gallant and distinguished services in Italy."
Commando Association Newsletter 61 of 1975.
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