HARRIS, Douglas Ewart

Rank: 
O.R. (later Lieutenant)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Wales Borderers
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
3968443 & 324910
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Monday, June 14, 2010
Age: 
88
DouglasEwartHarrisMC
Douglas Ewart Harris served in the ranks of No. 1 Commando. He was selected for Officer training and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the South Wales Borderers on 21 July 1944.
  • Awarded the Military Cross [1] in recognition of his gallant and distinguished service during operations in April 1945 with the 2/5th Bn. The Queen's Royal at Lake Comacchio, Italy [2]. He left the Army on 18 October 1950.
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 37235, page 4268.
[2] National Archives WO373/13/308.
[Image] His son Mervyn.
 

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