WHITFIELD, Guy Faulkener

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Shropshire LI and Reconnaissance Corps
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
143475
Honours & Awards: 
Lieut Guy Whitfield MC 2 Commando
Captain Guy Faulkener Whitfield was commissioned into the Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, on the 17th August 1940. [1]
 
  • Transferred to the Reconnaissance Corps 10th February 1942. [2]
  • Attached to No 2 Commando from at least January 1943. [3]
  • Awarded the Military Cross whilst T/Captain of 5 troop No 2 Commando for gallant and distinguished services in Italy. [4]
The death of Captain Guy Faulkner Whitfield MC of Criccieth, Wales, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 101 issued September 1995.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 34928, page 5145
[2]  London Gazettes Supp. 35767, page 4749
[3] CVA Gallery photo of 2 Cdo officers January 1943
[4]  London Gazettes Supp. 37162, page 3494.
 

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