WRIGHT, Harold

Rank: 
Gunner
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Police Intake: 
1st Police Intake
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
14241643
Honours & Awards: 
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].
 
Sources
[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].
 
Notes
Rank shown in LG @ [1] as Gunner; in NA @ [2] as Corporal.
 

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