TICKLE, Frederick Barnard
Royal Army Medical Corps
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Lance Corporal Frederick Tickle, R.A.M.C. attached to 'X' Troop, was awarded the MM for his gallantry during operations at Normandy . June 6th and 7th 1944. St Aubin and Langrune. As a medical orderly attached to X Troop, he attended casualties under fire on the beach where he earned the admiration of his whole troop. During the street fighting, he repeatedly moved down a street which a German machine-gun was firing on, to rescue wounded men who were lying out in the roadway. He rescued six men in this way . He was presented with his award at a ceremony at L'écarde quarry, Amfreville on the 16th July 1944 [view]. Sources  London Gazettes Supp. 36679, page 4049.  Pegasus Archive website.
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