HUGHES, Desmond Anthony
Honours & Awards:
Corporal Desmond Hughes was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field.
London Gazettes Supp. 37484, page 1170.
National Archives file WO 373/104/87.
In his book Commando - Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2, the author Brig. John Durnford-Slater records the action for this award to be during their operations at Sicily in 1943. He records Desmond Hughes as being a Corporal, as does the National Archives file. The LG entry shows rank as Private.
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