JOHNSON, James

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Gordon Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
2879375
P.O.W. number: 
18708
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 
Lance Sergeant James Johnson was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished services  during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire.
He was one of the Commando contingent embarked on board HMS Campbeltown for the raid, captured and later transported to Stalag 344 at Lamsdorf, Poland.
 
Sources 
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file 392/11.
London Gazette 37162, page 3493.
St Nazaire Society website.
 
Note
Rank taken from LG entry, seen as Corporal elsewhere.
 

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