HEAD, Charles Searle

Captain (later Honorary Major)
Royal Artillery
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Charles Head 3 Commando
Acting Captain Charles Head was awarded the Military Cross [1] in recognition of gallant and distinguished service on the night of 13/14 July 1943, after landing at Agnone and during the advance to Malati, Sicily [2].
11 October 1945 Captain Charles Head relinquished his commission on the grounds of disability and was granted the honorary rank of Major [3].
[1] London Gazette Supp. 36217, page 4661.
[2] National Archives file WO373/3/527.
[3] London Gazette 37303, page 5017.
[Image]  Credit: Greenhill Books (Pen & Sword).

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