PAGNAM, Joe Colin Conesa

Gordon Highlanders
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Pagnam 2 Special Boat Section
2 May 1942 commissioned Second Lieutenant at O.C.T.U. from the ranks of the Gordon Highlanders [1][1a].
2 August 1942 arrived 2 Special Boat Section [2].
Took part in the operation at Oran [2].
December 1942 assumed duties of Administration Officer at 2SBS HQ [2].
Promoted Captain [2].
November 1943 posted Staff Captain, Liaison, Special Service Group HQ [2].
1944 Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in North Africa [3].
20 January 1947 relinquished commission, granted honorary rank of Captain [4].
Post war 1946 resided in Argentina [5].
[1] London Gazette 35562, page 2168.
[1a] Gordon Highlanders Museum curator.
[2] 2 SBS Timeline [see Linked Content below].
[3] London Gazette 36486, page 1928.
[4] London Gazette 37876, page 695.
[5] Commando Association newsletters 3 and 108.
[Image] Gordon Highlanders Museum.

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