Gnr Miller is not listed as a Commando on the CWGC database, however, on their Grave Concentration Report his unit was originally shown as 2 Commando and then scored through to show as per his Regiment.
No 2 Commando
Gnr Mitchell was killed during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed in the line in Italy under 5 Corps.
Sgt Moores was killed during the raid at Spilje Bay, Albania.
Signalman Herbert John Morris joined No 2 Commando in August 1942 from the Royal Corps of Signal. His trade had been a Lineman. No 2 Commando were based in Ayr at the time and he did his Commando training at Inveraray rather than Achnacarry. He was posted to 1 troop.
RSM Alan Moss, HQ 2 Commando, was killed during the raid at St. Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 267.
Pte Neal was killed during the raid at St Nazaire.
Rfn Neville was was killed during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps.
The Citation for the award of the Victoria Cross to Lt Col A.C. Newman The Essex Regt No 2 Commando and Commander of the land forces St Nazaire raid 27/28th March 1942.
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Lt. Colonel Newman was awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry whilst Military Force Commander of Operation Chariot, St. Nazaire.
An account by Bob Bishop No 2 Commando from his history of No 2:
Fus. Panning was killed during operations in Italy.
LCpl 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.
LCpl Parker was on board HMS Upholder when it sailed from Malta on the 6th April 1942. During a recorded interview with Sgt William 'Tan' Rudge DCM, himself one of the No 2 Commando intelligence gathering force, he states "Charlie Parker died after the sinking of the sub Upholder." The submarine was assumed sunk after contact was lost on the 14th April 1942.
Captain 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."
LCpl Paterson, 2 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 447.
LSgt Peachey served with No 2 Commando from its early days. He was a Private in 4 troop and Lance Sgt later on in 1 troop.
The then Corporal Peachey was awarded the Military Medal for "Gallant and distinguished services in Italy". [Source: LG Publication date: 13 January 1944, Supplement: 36327, page: 257]
LSgt Peachey was awarded a Bar to his Military Medal for "Gallant and distinguished services in Italy". [Source: LG Publication date: 21 August1945, Supplement: 37235, page: 4267]
Lt Peyton, 6 troop, was killed in action at St Nazaire. He was section officer of a commando contingent on ML192.
Pte Phelan died in North Africa.
Pte 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.
Pte Radcliffe was killed in action during operations at Salerno, this date being that of the action on the hills by the village of Dragonea, above Vietri sul Mare.
We have a document that conflicts with this, showing his death as being on the 17th during the action at Piegolelle (also seen spelt as Piegolette), and that he had been initially buried there.
Rfn Roach, 6 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 177.
Gdsm. Robinson, 4 troop, was killed during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 268.
LCpl Rosenstein was killed at the time No 2 Commando were engaged on the raid at Spilje, Albania.
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