WICKSON, Lionel Charles

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5950750
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 
LSgt Wickson MM 2 Commando

Lance Sergeant Lionel Wickson served in 1 troop No 2 Commando and was one of the Commando contingent who sailed on board ML 457 for the raid at St Nazaire. He was taken prisoner and was subsequently awarded the MM for gallant and distinguished services during the raid. [Sources: London Gazettes supp. 37162, page 3493 / St Nazaire Society.]

His death was announced in Commando Association Newsletter 79 of 1984.


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