WRIGHT, Harold

Royal Artillery
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1st Police Intake
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Gunner Harold Wright, 2SBS, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North Africa [1]. The operation was the Oran Landings, an assault on the port by HMS Walney and HMS Hartland, 8th November 1942.  He formed one of the crew of No.3 Folbot with Cpl. Sidlow, which was launched from HMS Walney [2].
[1] London Gazette 36486, page1928.
[2] National Archives file WO373/94/454.
Burma Star Association Membership List.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 119 issued Sept. 2004.
A Timeline of the SBS (see Linked Content below].
Rank shown in LG @ [1] as Gunner; in NA @ [2] as Corporal.

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