Lance Corporal Charles Parker was killed whilst taking part in intelligence gathering operations from Malta. Landing from submarines of the 10th submarine flotilla utilising folbots they would gather information and be picked up later.
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Sergeant Cecil Parsons was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services at Argenta in Italy.Sources London Gazettes Supp. 37235, page 4270. National Archives file WO 373/13/449.
Captain George Parsons MC was killed at Sarande.
No 2 Commando War Diary entry: " 9th Oct'44. Sarande - 3 troop moving round left flank come upon enemy positions suddenly. Heavy spandau and rifle grenade fire. Capt. Parsons MC is hit. Lt Coyle takes over but is hit in the leg. Moves forward again but is killed by grenade."
Lance Corporal Kenneth Paterson, 2 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 447.
Lieutenant Thomas Peyton, 6 troop, was killed in action at St Nazaire. He was section officer of the commando contingent on ML192.
Private Francis Phelan died in North Africa.
Private Alfred Porter was killed during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps.
Corporal Vic Pratt served in 5 troop of No 2 Commando.
The death of Cpl. Victor Pratt (2 Cdo) of Troon, Ayrshire was announced in Commando Association newsletter 83 issued September 1986.
Image Source: His daughter Yvonne McCulloch.
Rifleman Thomas Roach, 6 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 177.
Lance Corporal Harold Roberts, 5 Troop, was one of the commando contingent on board HMS Campbeltown during the raid at St Nazaire in March 1942. He was wounded and taken prisoner of war.
Guardsman Sydney. Robinson, 4 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 268.
Lieutenant John Rosling was promoted from 2/Lt to Lt on the 1st January 1941. After volunteering for the Commandos he served in 2 troop and was killed in action at Salerno.
The then Private Donald William Roy (late Cadet, Fettes College Contgt., Jun. Div., O.T.C.). received his commission into the Liverpool Scots TA on the 17th June 1939. He was mobilised in August 1939 and posted to the 2nd Battalion. He volunteered for the Independent Companies and was posted to No 3 Platoon, No 4 Independent Company. In May 1941 he and the rest of No 4 Ind. Coy sailed as part of Scissor Force to Norway (Operation Avonmouth). When they returned he was posted to 'B' Coy. No 1 Special Service Bn.
Lance Sergeant Leonard Rubin was killed during the action at Salerno.
In 1943 he was serving as Corporal in the Heavy Weapons Troop. See photos in the main gallery. The CWGC have him listed with his war substantive rank of Corporal, however he is shown on an original document in our Salerno War Cemetery gallery titled Casualties and Missing as Lance Sergeant which is likely to have been a temporary or acting rank.
Read below the wartime memories of Private Sawyer No 2 Commando.
The attached file contains the personal memories of Alf Sawyer relating to his military service in No 2 Commando. Provided courtesy of his son Ian Sawyer
Lance Corporal Anthony Shemmonds, 6 troop, was killed during the action at Salerno.We have a document in our Gallery that outlines these details. "Killed in action at Dragone Hill, Salerno. Map ref. 607307 approx. No known grave." Click here to view the document: Salerno Casualties and Missing.
Private Albert Sherwin, 3 troop, died in Germany whilst a Prisoner of War. He was taken Prisoner of War after the raid at St Nazaire. He sailed on board HMS Campbeltown to St Nazaire. He was later moved .to a camp near Lamsdorff, Poland originally named Stalag V111 before being renamed in 1943 as Stalag 344
Cpl. Charles Simister, attached to No 2 Commando from the RAMC, was one of the Commando contingent on board ML 307 during the raid at St Nazaire in March 1942. He was one of those evacuated back to the UK after the raid. 
Whilst a Lance Corporal in 2 troop Richard Sims
Lance Corporal James Smith was killed during the action at Salerno.
We have a document in our Gallery that outlines these details. "Killed in action at Dragone Hill, on the left flank North of Jaconti. Buried 20 yards past T junction (Map ref. 600310) from Dragone to Padacouni, and 20 yards in from the road, ie. South on the left hand side. Map ref. 600309. Marked with a steel helmet but occupier of house some 20 to 30 yards away knows exact location."
Sergeant Miller Smith was one of the seven men of No. 2 Commando who were captured after Operation Musketoon, and later executed under Hitler's Commando Execution Order, at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Berlin, 1942.
There is a photo of Sgt Smith in the main gallery, and one in the CVA Memorials and Plaques Album of the Memorial Plaque at Sachsenhausen to these and other men who were executed there.
nb. It is believed that Sgt Miller Smith held the temporary rank of CSM, his war substantive rank being Sergeant.
Corporal William Spaul, 6 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 192.
Lance Corporal John Stewart, 5 troop, was killed during the action at Salerno.
We have a document in our Gallery that outlines these details. "Killed in action at Dragone Hill, Salerno. Died on way to R.A.P. Buried by 41 RM Commando."
Click here to view the document: Casualties and Missing.
Gunner Henry Stone, 5 troop, was killed during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
Sergeant Gerald Taylor was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the Commando HQ Reserve on ML 267.
There are photos in our gallery which may be of Sgt Taylor but where he has not as yet been formally identified [view here.]
Private Robert Thomson, 2 troop, was one of the commando contingent on board ML 262 during the St Nazaire Raid . He received a MiD for his gallant and distinguished services in action against the enemy during the raid .
WO2 Company Sergeant Major Richard Tomlinson was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
We have a possible image of him as a Sergeant in a picture within our gallery titled 'Tomlinson and some of 6 troop No 2 Commando.' [view].
Corporal Reginald Tomsett, 6 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 192.
Private Frederick Trigg MM was killed during the period when No 2 Commando were based on the island of Vis engaged in operations against enemy held islands.
He was one of the ten Commandos who took part in the earler Operation Musketoon on the 20th September 1942. Seven were captured and executed. Pte. Trigg escaped and made it back to the UK where he was awarded the Military Medal for his part in the raid. He then rejoined No.2 Commando.