Troop Sergeant Major
Honours & Awards:
Troop Sergeant Major John Scantlebury, known as Jack, was awarded the M.M. in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North Africa on the 23rd February 1943. This was during an enemy assault in force on the left flank of the Commando when the then Corporal Scantlebury was the No.2 of a M.M.G.
The death of "CSM. Jack Scantlebury, MM. (1 Cdo) of Stubbington, Fareham, Hants." was announced in Commando Association newsletter 78 issued March 1984.
London Gazettes Supp. 35987, page 1847.
National Archives file WO 373/1/162.
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