Mentioned in Despatches
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Fritz Sigmund Hausmann was born in Bingen Am Rhein, April 27th 1921. He was a German Jew who at age 13, fled Germany alone and went to school in Palestine. When he was of age he enlisted and did his basic training in Sarafend, Palestine and he then joined the 462 RASC. On May 1st, 1943 he was on board the Erinpura, which was attacked and sunk in the Mediterranean with heavy loss of life. Having survived the sinking, he joined No.
Company Sergeant Major Kenneth Hawkins was awarded the MM for leadership, gallantry and devotion to duty while serving with Royal Marine Commandos in Italy .
He also received a MiD for gallant and distinguished service while operating with the Army in Italy .
Sub Lieutenant Alan Hodgson
Lance Sergeant Arnold Howarth was one of the five Commandos who escaped after landing at St Nazaire on the raid.
Private James Humphreys died of wounds during operations in North Africa. He received a posthumous MiD for gallant and distinguished services in North Africa.Sources CWGC London Gazette Supplement 36180 page 4227.
Lieutenant (T/Captain) Clifford James, 2 Cdo. Bde. Signals, was awarded the MC for gallant and distinguished services in Italy. 
He later additionally received a MiD for gallant and distinguished services in Italy. 
The death of Major Clifford James, 2 Brigade Signals, of Bristol, Avon., was announced in Commando Association newsletter 112 issued March 2001.
Lieutenant Eric Kiaer died  during the Normandy landings. He had previously received an MiD for "gallant and distinguished services in the field. "
Captain William Lloyd, 4 troop, died during operations at Agnone and 3 Commando Bridge. He received a posthumous MiD in recognition of galland and distinguished services in the field.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
London Gazettes Supp. 36828, page 5616.
Captain Lawrence MacCallum, OIC 2 troop in 1944, was awarded the MC in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field in Albania. 
Able Seaman Keith Mayor was one of the raiding party at Kopervik, Norway (Operation Checkmate). He was captured and later executed at Belsen Concentration Camp having been transferred there from Sachsenhausen.
- Awarded the Military Cross (rank Sergeant) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan .
- Appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) (rank Colour Sergeant) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field .
Captain Lionel McWilliams, M.B., R.A.M.C., was attached to No.2 Commando , and was awarded the MC in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field
- Commissioned Second Lieutenant May 1940 .
- Received a MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field .
- Awarded the M.C. in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in NW Europe .
Born in 1908; educated at Liverpool College and Oxford University; worked for his father's firm of solicitors, 1935; joined Supplementary Reserve of Officers, Irish Guards, 1936; joined 1 Bn, Irish Guards, 1939-1942, and served in Norway; transferred to special services No 4 Commando, 1942; took part in Dieppe Raid, Aug 1942; Lt Col, 1943; Commanding Officer, No 6 Commando, North Africa, 1943; Brig, 1944; commanded 1 Special Service Bde (later 1 Commando Bde), North West Europe, 1944-1945; accepted the surrender of FM Erhard Milch at Neustadt, May 1945; retired from Army, 1945; commanded 12
"On the night of 11/12 June 1982, on the Island of East Falkland, 45 Commando, Royal Marines, launched an attack against strong enemy positions on the craggy hill feature of Two Sisters, ten kilometres to the West of Port Stanley. Medical Assistant Nicely was with his Company throughout the battle.
Captain Frank Nicholls, No 7 Commando and Layforce, was killed whilst attached to No 1 Special Service Detachment. There is a plaque in his honour inside Stratton Parish Church and he is also remembered on their War Memorial.
Photos and more information are in our Gallery entry for Captain Nicholls.
- 1948 (Major) Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished services in Palestine during the period 27th March, 1948 - 30th July, 1948 .
- 1 January 1954 (Lieutenant Colonel) Appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) .
Able Seaman Desmond O'Connor
- 1st January 1963 (Major) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) .
- 1968 (Lieutenant Colonel) received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Aden .
Leading Seaman Terence Palmer
- (Major) Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic .
- (Lt. Colonel) Appointed O.B.E., (Military Division), in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland .
- (Major General) Appointed C.B. (Military Division), in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the former Republic of Yugoslavia during the period 1st June to 20th December 1995 .
Acting Lieutenant Colonel Cecil Farndale Phillips was the Commanding Officer of No. 47 Royal Marine Commando, Royal Marines, during operations at Normandy and Walcheren. Post war he commanded 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines during operations in Malaya.
- 1 September 1923 appointed Probationary 2nd Lieutenant RM [*].
- 1 September 1935 promoted Captain [*].
- 1 August 1943 - 3 January 1945 Commanding Officer 47RM Commando [*].
- Distinguished service between 1st August 1980 and 31 October 1980 .
Distinguished service between 1st November 1982 and 31st January 1983 .
Captain Edgar Pounds, 41 Independent Commando RM, was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished services during operations in the Korean war .
He later received a MiD for for distinguished services in operations against terrorists in Cyprus serving with 45 Commando RM. .
Warrant Officer Class 2 George Reace was awarded the DCM , and was also MiD , both in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
The death of George Reace DCM of Prescott, Arizona, U.S.A. was announced in Commando Association newsletter 112 issued March 2001.
- 1951 Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Malaya .
- 19 September 1978 Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st February to 30th April 1978 .
2nd January 1956 (Captain)(Quartermaster) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) .
Patty Officer Alfred Roe was one of the raiding party at Kopervik, Norway (Operation Checkmate). He was captured and later died of typhus at Belsen Concentration Camp having been transferred there from Sachsenhausen.
Major Alexander Ronald died during operations in North Africa . He received a MiD for "gallant and distinguished services in the field.".
He resided at Waterton House, Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, and was employed before the war at the Stock Exchange.