WRAITH, William

Known as: 
Bill
Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
4698570
Died : 
Thursday, January 5, 1961
William Wraith MM 6 Commando
Lance Sergeant William 'Bill' Wraith, 1 Troop [1], was awarded the MM [2] in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe during which period he had been wounded on several occasions. 
 
In 1943 he had also received a MiD in "recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa" whilst attached to No 6 Commando [3].
 
Sources
[1] Commando Association newsletter 23 of Sept 1956.
[2]  London Gazettes Supp. 37302, page 5002.
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 36180, page 4228.
[Image] His son Brian Wraith-Motier.
 

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