Florence War Cemetery Italy

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PINCKNEY, Philip Hugh

No 12 Commando
SAS
Royal Artillery
Executed

Captain Philip Pinckney was executed whilst a prisoner of war. At the time he was serving with 2 SAS and had been captured on Operation Speedwell after parachuting with 6 others into Bologna, Italy. The aim of the operation was to disrupt enemy railway movements.

SCEALES, James Stewart Macewan

No 11 Commando
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 1st Bn.
Killed in action or died of wounds

Captain Sceales had served as Officer Commanding 7 troop whilst attached to the Commando before rejoining his Regiment. 
Promoted Major he was reported wounded in 1944 during operations in Italy. On 12 May 1944 it was further reported that he was dangerously ill [1]


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