BLUNDEN, Charles Harold

Known as: 
Chalky
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Rifle Brigade
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6905806
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 
Charles Blunden MM
Corporal Charles Blunden was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the combined attack on Dieppe. 
Recommendation
Cpl. Blunden was the Section Leader in Capt. Webb's Troop which played a conspicuous part in the final assault on the Battery. Cpl. Blunden set a high standard of leadership and showed a great example in house to house and hand to hand fighting through the Battery buildings. He was wounded but refused to receive medical attention and continued to destroy the enemy until there were no Germans left alive.
 
Sources
London Gazette 35729, page 4328.
National Archives file WO373/93/848.
 

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