TICKLE, Frederick Barnard

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Medical Corps
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
735941
Honours & Awards: 
Frederick Tickle MM
Lance Corporal Frederick Tickle, R.A.M.C. attached to 'X' Troop, was awarded the MM for his gallantry during operations at Normandy [1].
 
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 [2].
 
He was presented with his award at a ceremony at L'écarde quarry, Amfreville on the 16th July 1944 [view].
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 36679, page 4049.
[2] Pegasus Archive website.
 

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