No 4 Independent Company
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L/Cpl Ashcroft was wounded and taken POW at St Nazaire.
Posted 25/4/40 to 'X' Company 1st Liverpool Scottish before volunteering for the Independent Companies. He was attached to No 4 (Liverpool Scottish) Platoon of No 4 Independent Company based at the time in Paignton. Then joined No 2 Commando 5 troop on its formation in Feb.1941. He was injured and captured during Operation Chariot - St Nazaire on the 28/29th March 1942.
Lieutenant Eric Kiaer died  during the Normandy landings. He had previously received an MiD for "gallant and distinguished services in the field. "
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.
Private Thomas McCormack, 5 troop No 2 Commando, died of wounds after the raid at St Nazaire. He was one