41RM Commando

41RM Commando

Formed on the 10th October 1942 primarily from the 8th RM Battalion.  Their operations included Salerno, Orne, Walcheren, before disbanding 20th February 1946. 

Reformed 16th August 1950 as 41 (Independent) Commando and served in Korea. 41 Commando was disbanded again on the 22nd February 1952.

ALDIS, Alec George

Lieut. Aldis MM was killed during operations at Normandy on D Day.
He was awarded the MM in 1942 whilst a Temporary Sergeant for his "gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East."
(Source: London Gazettes Supp. 35477, page 1054.)

BULLOCK, Donald Charles

Sgt. Bullock DCM 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. He had earlier been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for leadership, gallantry and devotion to duty while serving with Royal Marine Commandos in Italy. [1]


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