No 4 Independent Company
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- 25 April 1940 posted to 'X' Company 1st Liverpool Scottish.
- Volunteered for the Independent Companies.
- Attached to No 4 (Liverpool Scottish) Platoon of No 4 Independent Company based at the time in Paignton.
- February 1941 joined No 2 Commando 5 troop on its formation.
Edward 'Tiny' Burke enlisted into the 1st Bn Liverpool Scots TA (QOCH ) and volunteered for the Independent Companies. He was posted to No 4 Independent Company on the 23rd April 1940 and took part in the landings at Bodo Norway as part of Scissor Force. In February 1941 he joined the newly raised No 2 Commando and served as a Sergeant in 5 troop until it was disbanded at the end of the war.
Private Hugh Cox, 5 Troop, was one of the commando contingent on board HMS Campbeltown during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire in March 1942
Corporal Frederick Holt, 5 troop, was one of the commando contingent on board HMS Campbeltown during the raid at St Nazaire in March 1942 . He was initially reported missing in action until it was discovered he had been taken prisoner of war . He was released from captivity in March 1945. Fred, who was from Wallasey in the Wirral, died in 1964 aged 49 .
Troop Sergeant Major Kenneth McAllister spent several years of his childhood in America in the Southern states as his father worked in the Cotton trade. He was a fine amateur boxer. His occupation pre war was as a Cotton Clerk.
- 28 March 1942 Pte. Peachey took part in Operation Chariot at St Nazaire. He was one the Commando contingent on board ML443.
- 17 September 1943 Cpl. Peachey was awarded the Military Medal for "gallant and distinguished services during operations at Salerno".
- 17 April 1945 Acting Lance Sergeant Peachey was awarded a Bar to his Military Medal for "gallant and distinguished services in Italy".
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.
Private Les Wheelan, 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. He spent some of his captivity at Stalag V111b.
George Leslie Wheelan, known as Les, was from Wallasey in the Wirral, and worked post war at the Owen Owen department store in Merseyside. He married Molly and they had 2 children, Lesley and Paul. Les died of a heart attack in 1979 *.