COWAP, Dalton Hayton

Known as: 
George
Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Captain)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
180592
Honours & Awards: 
Captain Dalton Hayton Cowap MC, known as George [1], served in 4 troop, and was wounded during operations at Myebon in January 1945 [2].  In 1943 whilst a Lieutenant in No 1 Commando he had been awarded the M.C. in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa [3].
 
On the 16th April 1947 he relinquished his commission and was granted the honorary rank of Captain [4].
 
Post war he lived in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe.) [1].
 
Sources
[1] Commando Association newsletter 49.
[2] No 1 Commando War Diary January 1945 [view].
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 35987, page 1846.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 37929, page 1665.
 

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