Middle East Commando/1st Special Service Regt.
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- 11 July 1944 (Captain) (5th Bn The Black Watch) awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service whilst commanding 'A' Company during operations at Colombelles, North West France [2A].
Lt. Col. John Malise Graham, MC, is listed as the senior officer on a roll of Officers serving with Middle East Commando (1st S.S. Regiment) 1st July 1942.
LSgt. Fred Senior was killed when his jeep patrol was attacked whilst en route to harass the enemy in Southern Tunisia. He was serving with 1st SAS ('B' Sqn.) at the time of his death having left the Commandos. He had previously served in both No 8 Commando and the Middle East Commando, and 'L' Detachment SAS.
Dec 40, 52 ME Cdo
Jan 41, wounded
Mar 41, merged into D Bn,Layforce
Apr 42, merged into ME Cdo C Sqn
July 42, joins L Det, SAS Bde.