PENNINGTON, Harold Hammond
Captain Harold Pennington, B.A. (Oxon.). Kitchener Scholar and Rugby Football Blue, died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 268.A Cadet from the 7th Chemical Warfare Training Bn. (R.E.), the then Spr. Pennington was commissioned 2nd Lieut. on the 11th May 1940, and joined the Hampshire Regiment on the 15th February 1941. Sources CWGC. St Nazaire Society website. LG Supplement 34851, page 2953. LG Supplement 35099, page 1431.