LEICESTER, Bernard William
Special Service Brigade, Group, & Signals
Brigadier Bernard William 'Jumbo' Leicester commanded 4 Special Service Brigade. He was awarded the DSO for gallant and distinguished service during the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy and during the advance to the River Seine .
- Awarded a Bar to the D.S.O. for gallantry, leadership and undaunted devotion to duty during the assault on the Island of Walcheren .
 + National Archives file WO 373/47/35.
 + London Gazettes Supp. 36947, page 997.
[Image] Haste to the Battle author Maj. Gen. J.L. Moulton
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