BUCKMASTER, Eric

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Service Corps
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
T/264339
Eric Buckmaster
Eric Buckmaster served in No 2 Commando 5 troop from mid 1942 until the Commando was disbanded in 1946. During the Salerno operations Eric was wounded and sent for medical treatment to North Africa. He returned to the unit in November 1943. Read some of his memories from that period below
 
His older brother Stanley Buckmaster [more....] also served in 5 troop, joining them when the Commando was reinforced after Salerno. 
 
Eric, now in his late 90's is the chairman of the London Branch of the Commando Association.
 

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