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WEBB, John

Lance Corporal Webb RAMC and 2 Commando

Lance Corporal John 'Jack' Webb, RAMC and No 2 Commando, a veteran of Operation Chariot at St Nazaire [1], was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy. [2]

In September 1977 Sergeant J. Webb MM (2 Cdo) from Stoke on Trent, Staffs. is named in Commando Association Lost Legion List no. 11 (members they had lost contact with). 

WHELAN, Leslie George

Private Leslie Wheelan 2 Commando

Private Leslie Whelan, 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 [1].  He spent some of his captivity at Stalag V111b [2].

WILSON, Kenneth Charles

Pte Wilson was killed in a No 2 Commando exercise.
His death is recorded in an entry in the No 2 Commando War Diary for 3rd June 1942 "Exercise Doon - Dvr Wilson  killed at Irvine". An entry for the 6th June states " Military funeral in the afternoon"
(Source2 Cdo war diary National Archives ref. WO 218 /33.)


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