No 3 Commando Nominal A - C

Commando Veterans Archive Nominal Roll for No.3 Commando.
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Notes
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PY = Brig. Peter Young list.
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CR = Colin Rae MC 3 Cdo
WO = War Office file at the National Archives
WD = War Diary.
 
SURNAME
FORENAME
RANK
NUMBER
AWARD
ADDITIONAL
John, Herbert, Ronald
Gnr
927138
MM
RA; Award at Dieppe
Abraham
George, Henry, 'Ted'
Pte
5958457
 
Beds & Herts; wounded and PoW 7Jun44 CasList WO417/86; (CA104)
Adam
William, C.
Lt
 
 
 
Adams
Harold
Pte
 
 
Intel Section (CA62)
Rex, Alsager
Spr
 
 
R.E. kia Dieppe
Victor
Pte
4974035
MM
Beds & Herts; Dieppe
Agras
A.B.
Pte
5440001
 
Duke of Cornwalls LI;
NWE CasLIst WO417/76
Airey
J
 
 
 
 
Alcock
C
LSgt
 
 
1 troop (CA62); from Largs.
John
Capt
113655
MC
Seaforth Hldrs; kia
Allen
A.R.
Pte
5624626
 
Devonshires; CasList 1944 WO417/76; (LL1)
John, Duncan
RSM
7880076
GM, MiD
RAC; (LL1)
Allen
Nat
Spr
 
 
RE; (CA63)
Allisin
 
Capt
 
 
 
Allsford
R
LCpl
5619290
 
Devonshires; WO417/67  CasList wounded Sicily 
Ambridge
William, John
Bdr
1601406
 
RA Attestations 1940; (CA105)
Andrew, Alexander
Pte
3196988
 
KOSB; kia Dieppe
Andrews
A.R.
Pte
 
 
(LL1)
Albert, Mailly
LCpl
 
MM
Unit query in progress.
Award was in No.2 Cdo.
Archer
Ronald, F.
Pte
5570134
 
Wilts Regt; (CA119); 1/8/44 wounded WO417/80; WD
R
Pte
3452445
 
DLI; PoW 
Arthur
D
Fus
 
 
and 9 Cdo (LL1)
Ashby
Arthur
 
 
 
-
Ashcroft 
J
Sgt
 
 
-
Askew
D
Gnr
3709954
 
R.A. / 9 Jun44  HQ Troop
(1st line reinforcements)
Hubert, David
CSM
2654315
 
Coldstream Guards 
Bacon
Harold, Edward
Cpl
5883059
 
Northants;  CA113;  Italy 5 Oct43CasList WO417/68
David, Alexander
Lt
268224
 
A&SH; LG36031; and 12 Cdo (LL1)
Bailey
H
Cpl
 
 
died of illness 1950 (CA12)
Victor, Robert
LSgt
5439410
 
D.C.L.I. wounded R Aller
Bailey
V.A.
Fus
 
 
From Middx. (LL1)
Bailey
W.F.
Pte
 
 
From Surrey (LL1)
Fred
LCpl
4923073
 
S. Staffs Regt; kia
Baker
W
Pte
 
 
From Norfolk (LL1)
Ronald,Douglas
Tpr
6351872
MM
QORWK;Dieppe PoW
Banner
H.F.
Pte
 
 
From Staffs (LL1)
Barber
C
Pte
 
 
Unit query shown LL1 as 3 Bde
Barber
H
Gnr
 
 
RA; (LL1); (CA14)
Barber
R
Pte
4079711
 
SWB; (LL1); 7Jun44 PoW CasList WO417/82
Barber
Richard,Bruce 'George'
Fus
6472223
 
Royal Fusiliers; (CA118); (PG)
Bardell
D.A.
Fus
 
 
From Herts. (LL1)
Barker
H
Pte
 
 
 
Barlow
C
Gnr/Bdr
14366716
 
RA; 4 Troop; wounded 14/7/44  WO417/79; CA14
Barlow
John, Donking
Dvr/Tpr
T/741701
 
R.A.S.C; (PG)
Barnes
C
Pte
5049077
 
Welch Regt; Pow 16Nov'43 Aegean WO417/71 and 93
Barnes
H.S.
Sgt
 
 
(CA14)
Barnes
Jack
LSgt
3605378
 
Border Regt; wounded 1Aug44 WD Appdx E no.1
R
Fus
6461913
 
Wounded and PoW 7Jun44 Normandy
Barratt
D.G.
Pte
 
 
From Kingston (LL1)
Cyril, Ernest
Pte
5388318
 
Ox & Bucks; Kia Dieppe
E.C.
Pte
5438535
 
DCLI; CasList POW Dieppe WO392/1
P
Pte
14429630
 
Herts Regt
Barrett-Terry
Peter, Ian
Lt
 
 
 
Derek, A.
Cpl
5440990
 
& CMWTC; wounded Vaagso, PoW Sicily
Peter, Ian
Lt Col
 73118
DSO*
SLI; and 12 cdo; OC 3 Cdo 1945
Bartlett
 
Lt
 
 
 
Bates
J.E.
Fus
 
 
From Staffs (LL1)
Batten
W.H.
Sgt
 
 
From Rayleigh (LL1)
Bayliss
H
Fus
 
 
From Worcs. (LL1)
Beales
R
 
 
 
 
Bean
R.C.
Pte
 
 
From Surrey (LL1)
Alexander, Austin
Sig
2578129
MiD
R. Sigs; (LL2)
Beddows
Herbert, 'Bert'
Pte
5783477
 
R.Norfolk Regt; wounded and PoW 7Jun44 CasList WO417/79 and 81
Beecham
J
Cpl
 
 
BFPO 69 (LL2)
Harold, Edwin
RSM
549217
 
Royal Hussars; died as PoW 1945
Kenneth, Sydney
Gnr
2082283
 
RA; kia
Bennett
Bernard, Edgar
Tpr
 
 
 
Bennett
John, Idris (Jock, Taffy)
Tpr
3911811
 
Welch Regt
Maurice, William, John
Gnr
84944
 
RA; POW Escape evasion   WO208/3348/38
Bennett
W.R.
Pte
 
 
From Birmingham (LL2)
Bergbaum
H
Lt
314895
 
Essex Regt
Berwick
R.K.
Gdsm
2701087
 
Scots Gds; WD; wounded 7Jun44 CasList WO417/77
Betts
C
Pte
 
 
From Pontypool (LL2)
Betts
S.E.
Pte
 
 
 
Biagi
C.A.
Lt
 
 
and 47RM (LL2)
Bilton
R
Pte
 
 
From Hull (LL2)
Bingham
D
Pte
 
 
 
Binnie
J.J.
Pte
 
 
 
A.H.H.
Pte
4914763
 
S.Staffs Regt; CasLists WO417/77 and 81
Bird
B.J.
Pte
14643796
 
Herts Regt; wounded 1Aug44 WD Appdx E no.1
Bird
E J
Pte
14643796
 
Beds&Herts; WO417/80
CasList wounded NWE.
Bird
I
Cpl
5179412
 
Glos Regt
Bird
William, C.
Gdsm
2702095
 
Scots Gds
Frederick, Walter
Fus
14317282
 
Royal Scots Fus; kia
Bissett
John,Valentine 'Jacky'
 
 
 
 
Black
Alfred, John
Pte
5050317
 
N Staffs Regt
Blackford
Amos, Austin
LSgt
268423
 
& HOC; later Capt; emig. Canada (CA54); LG38245
Bladen
D
Pte
 
 
From Staffs (LL2)
Blaikie
David, Alexander
Lt
220498
 
RASC; Joined 3 Cdo 4/7/44 (CR)
C.J.
Pte
4077794
 
SWB; wounded NWE CasList WO417/77.
Bland
C
Pte
 
 
From S. Wales (LL2)
Bland
George
Pte
 
 
 
Blissett
Douglas
Capt
 
 
 
Blowers
John
 
 
 
 
Bluett
George, Redvers
Gnr
833895
 
RA; WO417/76  CasList wounded NWE.
Bluett
W
Gnr
 
 
From Co. Durham (LL2)
Blyth
D.A.
Gnr
 
 
RA; and 9 Cdo (LL2)
Boardley
Archibald
Pte
 
 
 
Bond
G.E.
Major
 
 
From Liverpool (LL2)
Bonney
R. 'Sid'
Cpl
 
 
 
Bookless
David, F.
Cpl
2049398
 
Beds&Herts; WO417/66 
CasList wounded Sicily 14Jul43; CA44.
Bow
A
Pte
14420894
 
East Surreys
Bowers
E.C.
Pte
14408427
 
Middx; wounded 1Aug44 WD Appdx E no.1
Bowler
Walter, Stanley
LCpl
10548172
 
REME; kia
Boxall
Alfred, James
Cpl
 
 
East Surreys; (CA63).
John, Douglas
Pte
5952406
 
Beds and Herts Regt; kia St Nazaire
Boyd
Alexander
Rfn
 
 
 
Francis
Cpl
3596510
 
R. Irish Fus; kia Sicily
Cyril, Thomas
Pte
5956518
 
Beds & Herts; PoW Dieppe; died as a PoW.
Bradley
E.G.
Pte
 
 
 
Bradley
E. William
Capt
77384
 
R Inniskilling Fusiliers
Brailsford
H.B.
Capt
253687
 
Sherwood Forester
Braithwaite
R.A.
Pte
 
 
 
Brayne
H.A.
Tpr
 
 
 
P
Fus
14350042
 
R Northumberland Fusiliers
Brereton
Gerry
 
 
 
(PG)
Brian
Willian,Henry
 
 
 
 
Bridges
R
Pte
 
 
From Wolverhampton (LL2)
Desmond, George
Pte
14604360
Police
 
Royal Scots; kia
George, William
CSM
7887844
 
RTR; kia
Bright
Alexander
Gnr
LBdr 
820761
 
RA Attestation 1932; (LL2); wounded 6Aug44 CasList WO417/80; WD Appdx E1
Brindle
Thomas 
Gdm
2720672
 
Irish Gds; CA108.
Bristow
James, Derrick 'Big Jim'
Pte
 
 
 
Britnell
William
 
 
 
(PG)
John
Bdr
220463
DCM
and 8 Cdo and 1 SBS
Fred, Stanley
Pte
7266034
 
RAMC; kia Dieppe
Brodie
Maurice, William, John
Pte
 
 
Known as John; (LL2); (CA51); (CA88)
Jack
LCpl
4918214
 
 
S.Staffs; wounded 8/7/44 CasList WO417/79
Brookes
A.J.
Gdsm
 
 
From Worcester (LL2)
Brooks
N
Pte
5958422
 
Beds&Herts; WO417/66  CasList wounded Sicily 14Jul43
John
Pte
4132075
 
Cheshire Regt; kia Dieppe
Brown
A.R.
Pte
 
 
From Plymouth (LL2)
Brown
D
 
 
 
 
Brown
Frederick
 
 
 
 
L
Pte
 
 
From Herts (LL2)
Brown
Les, C.
 
 
 
 
Robert, 'Bob' 'Nosher'
Cpl
3856668
MiD
Loyal Regt / RE
Brown
W.J.
Pte
14527657
 
S.Staffs; WO417/81 CasList wounded NWE 17Aug44
John, Robert
Pte
5434487
 
Duke of Cornwalls LI; kia Dieppe
Bryant
J
Fus
6482239
 
R.Fusiliers
Bryant
R.H.G.
Pte
 
 
From nr Worcester (LL2)
Buchan
Andrew
Cpl
 
 
(CA94)
Budd
H. John
Capt
 
 
R Signals; (CA54)
Bull
 
Pte
 
 
From Bristol (LL2)
Bullivant
J.A.
Cpl
 
 
Query Unit LL2 shows 3 Bde
Bullock
Herbert, F.
Cpl
 
 
PG
Burden
James, Frank
 
 
 
 
Burns
T.
Pte
14986534
 
Durham LI; wounded 12/4/45 CasList WO417/9
Burns 
Thomas, Cannon
Pte
 
 
From Luton (CA75); may be ident with above
Burrows
Maurice, Edward
Cfn
1091924
 
REME; (LL2)
Bush
A
Pte
 
 
From Hamps (LL2)
Charles, Norman
Lt
 
MC
RA
Anthony, D.C. 
Lt
103008
 
RAC; 5 Troop; kia
Butler
Arthur, H.E.
Pte
 
BEM
 
Butler
B.M.
Sgt
 
 
From London (LL2)
Brian, Dear
Major
85295
MC
East Surrey Regt; kia
Butler
E
LSgt
 
 
N Staffs Regt
James
Fus
3128842
 
R.Scots Fus; PoW Dieppe CasList WO417/52
Caddy
Arthur
Pte
14202132
 
Duke Of Cornwalls LI; NWE CasList WO417/76; (CA54)
Cadman
Roy
Pte
 
 
 
Caley
J
Gdsm
2698028
 
Scots Gds/ 9 Jun44  6 Troop
(1st line reinforcements)
Caley
R.J.
Sgt
 
 
 
Caley
Richard, David, Luke
Sgt
4547506
 
West Yorks Regt
Camfield
B
 
 
 
 
Campbell
A
Pte
 
 
 
Campbell
G.E.
LSgt
 
 
 
Lesley, 'Jock'
Gdsm
2697390
 
Scots Guards; 3 troop; kia
Campbell
Thomas
Gnr
 
 
RA;&62Cdo;1961 Deputy Chief Constable Hamilton Police (CA33)
Cardoza
D
 
 
 
 
Edward, Albert
Pte
14203544
 
Duke of Cornwalls LI; kia
Cardozo
Frederick, Albert
Gnr
 
 
R Artillery
Carle
A
Pte
14220489
 
Wiltshire Regt
Carlin
 
Sgt
 
 
LKA Motherwell - report in the Motherwell Times 3/5/1946
Alan
LCpl
6344509
 
QORWK; kia Vaagso
Carney
John
 
 
 
Kings Regt (Liverpool)
Carson
William, Robert
Fus
6979860
 
R Irish Fusiliers; (LL3)
Carter
D
Fus
6482271
 
R.Fus. / 9 Jun44 2 Troop (1st line reinforcements)
Carter
J.K.
Sgt
 
 
(CA36)
Thomas
Gnr
1491335
 
RA; died accident
R.F.
Gnr
5256423
 
RA; PoW Dieppe CasList WO417/52
Casey
Frederick
Pte
6399236 Royal  Sussex Regt
 
3Cdo; 8Cdo; SRS/SAS.
(service record)
Cashin
J
Cpl
 
 
 
Cassidy
Maurice, F.
Sgt
824949
 
R. Fusiliers
Cassidy
 
Gdsm
 
 
Scots Gds
Caten
Buck
Sgt
 
 
 
Cattell
Charles, Sydney
 
6141548
 
East Surrey Regt
James 
Pte
3300037
 
Border Regt; kia Termoli
George,Charles, Montague
Lt
176016
 
Devonshire Regt; kia
Chadwick Robert Tpr     From Newquay (CA74, CA93)
Chadwick
R
Gnr
3857115
 
R.A; (LL11)
Chandler
K.L.
Lt
 
 
 
Kenneth, Harold
Pte
 
MM
 
Charles
 
Pte
 
MM
 
Charlesworth
John
LCpl
3442172
 
Lancs Fusiliers
Chater
J.F.
Fus
 
 
 
Chatman
S
 
 
 
 
Chatton
 
Lt
 
 
 
Chew
Cyril, Douglas
Gdsm
2665368
 
WO208/3345 PoW report; LL3
Child
Kenneth, A.
Pte
5958548
 
Beds&Herts; WO417/67  
CasList wounded Sicily 14Jul43
Childs
F.E.
LCpl
6854309
 
KRRC; wounded 5/10/43 and 29/1/45 CasLists WO417/68 and 88
Albert, Edgar
Pte
6297203
 
The Buffs; died wounds 
Chilton
Ronald, Frederick
Pte
 
 
 
Chisholm
W
LCpl
 
 
 
W.R.G.P. 
LSgt
6844883
 
KRRC; PoW Dieppe
CasList WO417/52; (CA75)
Chivers
Arthur
 
 
 
 
Chorlton
D
Pte
 
 
 
Christmas
Arthur
Lt
327727
 
Worc Regt
Robert, William
Cpl
5990123
MM
Beds & Herts
Churcher
G
Cpl
 
 
 
John, Malcolm, Thorpe,Fleming
Maj
 
DSO*, MC*
Manchester
R.G.
Pte
 
 
 
Clark
A.C.
LCpl
 
 
 
Clark
Harry, Frederick, Douglas
Gnr (DvrOp)
1430566
 
RA Attestations 1938;
wounded 20Aug44 CasLists WO417/81
L.W.C.
Pte
5962427
 
Beds & Herts; (LL3); wounded 20/8/44 CasList WO417/81
Clark Sidney, Charles Pte 5989664 MM Beds & Herts; wounded Vaagso; MM Dieppe
Clark
T
 
 
 
 
Clarke
Frederick, John
Fus
1629739
 
1940 RA attestation record; to R. Scots 27/10/43
Hilary, Laurence
Fus
6482249
 
Royal Fus; kia
Clarke
P
LCpl
 
 
(LL3)
Clarke
R.O.
Rfn
 
 
(LL3)
Roy
Pte
14609249
 
Loyal Regt; 3 Cdo from May 44
L.S.
Sgt
 
 
(LL3)
Clay
V.H.
Cpl
 
 
(LL3)
F. (possibly Frank)
Fus
3129351
 
R. Scots Fus; Pow Dieppe CasList WO417/52.
John, Mcdonald
Gnr
260642
 
RA; kia Sicily
Robert,Andrew
Lt
88691
 
R. Scots Fus; PoW Dieppe
Clements
D.T.
Pte
 
 
(LL3)
Clements
Robert, Gibson
Lt
 
 
 
Clifford
Michael, F.
Capt
 
 
 
Clift E.L. Pte 5510933   Duke of Cornwalls LI; PoW 14Jul43 CasList WO417/65
Clinton
James, 'Jimmy'
Gdsm
2781976
 
(PG)
Vernon
TSM
5620234
 
Devonshire Regt; kia
Coates
D
Pte
 
 
 
J.E.
Pte
5511609
 
Hants; wounded 1Aug44 WD Appdx E no.1; CasList WO417/80
Coates
J.E.
LCpl
 
 
 
Cobby
Trevor, Guy
Pte
 
 
 
Cockbill
P
Pte
 
 
 
Roland
Pte
5510151
 
Hants Regt; kia
Coggins
E.D.
LCpl
5955773
 
Beds&Herts; PoW Dieppe CasLists WO417/52; LL3.
Thomas
LCpl
5338884
 
R. Berks. Regt; kia
Cole
Freddie
Gnr
 
 
 
Coleman
J
Pte
 
 
 
Coleman
William, George
Gdsm
2659949
 
Coldstream Guards Register; 9 Jun44  2 Tp (1st line reinforcements)
Collett
Percival Harold
 
 
 
 
Colley
Charles,William, Richard
LCpl
 
 
 
Clive, Eric, A.
Sgt
5499772
MiD 
Hampshire Regt
Collins
E
LCpl
5948675
 
Herts Regt; wounded 1Aug44 WD Appdx E no.1
Peter, Leslie
LCpl
 
 
 
Collins
R
 
 
 
 
Colvin
A
Pte
3063902
 
Lowland Regt
Compton
 
Cpl
 
 
 
Connelly
 
Tpr
 
 
 
Connolly
G H
Pte
14779568
 
 
Connolly
Thomas, 'Tim'
Capt
 
 
 
William, Andrew
LSgt
6139725
 
E.Surrey; Dieppe PoW
James
Gnr
6015602
 
RA; kia Sicily
Cook
R
Fus
 
 
 
Cook
S
Pte
 
 
 
Coomber
Percival, Victor, George, Peter.
LCpl
6103830
 
QRR; CA118; CasList 7Jun44 WO417/81
Cooper
Denis, M.
 
 
 
 
George, William
Gnr
5256462
 
RA; kia Dieppe
Cooper
John, Stanley
Sgt
 
 
 
K.C.
LCpl
7903119
 
RAC; Pow Dieppe
Coppin
R C
Pte
6213835
 
Middlesex Regt
Alfred, James
Sgt
5614500
 
Devonshire Regt; kia
Cornford
Harold
Cpl
 
 
 
Samuel, David
Capt
119736
MiD
RAMC; kia Dieppe
Cottam
George, H
LCpl
 
 
 
Cottam
K.J.
Pte
 
 
 
Leslie
Pte
5114173
 
R. Warwickshire Regt; kia
Cottham
George, H.
LCpl
 
 
 
Coughlin
C.J.
Pte
7022513
 
RAC; wounded NWE 1Aug44 CasList WO417/80
Albert
Pte
5891321
 
Northants Regt; kia
Coupland
R
Gnr Dvr Mech
4697991
 
RA; wounded 10Aug44 CasList WO417/80
Court
Joe
Cpl
 
 
 
Cowieson
A
Lt
 
 
 
Cowley
P.A.
Pte
3197923
 
KOSB; wounded 1945 NWE CasList WO417/88.
A
Pte
 
 
 
Anthony, Francis
Rfn
6920635
 
Rifle Bde; kia Sicily
Cox
J.A. 'Jack'
Pte
6215811
 
Middlesex Regt
Cox
James, Daniel
Pte
 
 
x ref LL3 and CA Newsletter 88
Alfred, James
LCpl
5950610
MM
Beds and Herts Regt; kia Sicily; award at Dieppe
Craggs
William Ley
LCpl
 
 
 
R
LCpl
 
 
 
Creswick
P.J.
Pte
6202653
 
King's Regt; (CA101); wounded NWE CasList WO417/76
Crick
Frederick, William
LSgt
2656360
 
Coldstream Gds records; wounded NWE CasList Wo417/76
Crickmar
F
 
 
 
 
Crisp
A.E.
Pte
4541899
 
W. Yorks / 9 Jun44  4 Tp (1st line reinforcements)
Cross
 
 
 
 
 
Crowe
Wilfred, R.
 
 
 
 
Cubitt
Robert
Pte
6203495
 
Middx Regt; wounded Vaagso CasList
WO417/36; (CA113)
Cuell
J
Pte
 
 
 
Cull
Eric, Rueben
Pte
 
 
 
James, Kennedy
Pte
2761938
 
Black watch; kia Sicily
William
LSgt
6010289
 
Essex Regt; kia Vaagso
Cummings
John
Lt
77341
 
KORR; wounded Italy
Cunningham
R.J.
Lt
304610
 
A&SH / 9 Jun44 6 Troop  (1st line reinforcements)
James
Sgt
 
DCM
 
Cunningham
W
LSgt
 
 
 
J
Pte
5258675
 
Worcs. Regt; wounded Vaagso
Curren
D.F.R.
Lt
 
 
Joined 3 Cdo  1/7/44 (CR)
John, Leslie 'Jack'
LCpl
7625966
 
RAOC; wounded Dieppe; (CA107)
Curtis
Leonard, William
Pte
6025725
 
Essex Regt/ SSRF/
kia 2SAS
Curtis
 
Major
 
 
 

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