DIXON, Herbert, Memories of No 2 Commando
Type: Personal Papers
Year of Publishing: 2015
Keywords: Herbert Dixon, No 2 Commando
Herbert 'Herbie' Dixon wrote this document aged 75. It includes more than just his military service and is well worth reading. Our thanks to his grandson Tim Huelin for allowing us permission to reproduce on our website.
Names mentioned are as follows:
No. 2 Commando -
Owen Hare / Bill Gibson / Peter Harkness / Jimmy Prescott / CSM Hammond / Stan Willett / Captain Burn / Lt. Peyton / Lt Jenkins / Fusilier Roberts (6459118 Fus. J. Roberts) / Sgt. Palmer (2035474 Sgt. N. Palmer) / Captain Godfrey Franks / Private McLean / Billy Elwood / Jock McKenzie / 'Pugsy' Foomry (this was Donald Formoy) / 'Robbo' Roberts (6459118 Fus. J. Roberts) / Billy Mills (5336103 Pte W. Mills) / Pte. Leonard Rubin (not mentioned by name but referred to on page 18/19.) / 'Tiny' Burke / Perkins / Bill Ballard (6109504 Pte William Ballard) / Lt Frank Mason / Lt Joe Nicholl / Charlie Goff / Captain Hooper / Lt Col Churchill / Harry Lumm / Freddy Peters / Jimmy Neighley (may be ident with with Stanley J. Neilly) / Dennis Trueman / Duke of Wellington / Taffy Davies / Sgt. Dawson / Reg Furze (6896471 Reginald Fursse) / Parsons / Captain Larry Taylor / Wee Ainslie (2826201 Pte Leslie Ainslie) / CSM McAllister / Tan Rudge / Walter Ainslie / Denis Salmon / Paddy Jerman (187409 Captain John Jermyn) /
No.9 Commando - Hodkinson / Stewart.
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