Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross

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BALLARD, Alfred Hunter

RN Commando
Lieutenant Alfred Ballard, RNBC 'A', was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry, skill, determination and undaunted devotion to duty during the landing of Allied Forces on the coast of Normandy June 1944 [1][2].
  • 22 December 1944 awarded a Bar to his Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry, determination and devotion to duty in the assault and capture of the Island of Walcheren the previous month [3].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 36794, page 5215.

KENT, Douglas Thomas

RN Commando
Sub-Lieutenant Douglas Kent, RNBC 'C', was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallant and distinguished service in the successful Combined Operations on the enemy-occupied coast in the Boulogne Area [1][2].
  • December 1943 (COPP 5) (Sicily) awarded a Bar to his Distinguished Service Cross for great bravery and enterprise [3][4].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 35622, page 2984.
[2] Beachhead Assault: The Story of the Royal Naval Commandos in World War II, author David Lee.

SCOTT-WILSON, James Alfred

RN Commando
Lieutenant Commander James Alfred Scott-Wilson D.S.C., RNBC 'F', was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallant and distinguished service and untiring devotion to duty in operations which led to the capture of Sicily by Allied forces [1][3].
  • 1944 (RNBC 'A' ) awarded a Bar to his Distinguished Service Cross for distinguished service in operations carried out in the face of determined opposition from the enemy, which led to the capture of the island of Elba [2][3].
Sources

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