ALDIS, Alec George

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO/X 1477
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Lieutenant Alec Aldis MM died during operations at Normandy on D Day [1]
  • 1942 (Corporal) (Temporary Sergeant) awarded the Military Medal for "gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East." [2].
Recommendation
Royal Marines
Suda Section Crete.
This N.C.O. has set the finest example to all ranks during the operations in Crete 20-31 May.  With no regard for his personal safety he worked unceasingly to maintain the Suda Sector communications. He was always ready to volunteer for any special despatch riding however hazardous. His work at all times was of the highest order [3].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 35477, page 1054.
[3] National Archives file WO373/47/127.
 

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