MURCUTT, Frederick George Halls

Known as: 
Gerry
Rank: 
Captain
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
155277
Honours & Awards: 
Frederick Murcutt was awarded the MC for his gallantry whilst a Lieutenant serving in Tunisia. He went on to serve with 2 Commando Brigade.
 
Captain Murcutt MC and Sgt Booth were the last demolition team on the training staff at the Commando Basic Training Centre. Post war they set up a boat hire company called 'The Green Beret Craft Operating Company Ltd." (Commando Association Newsletter 2 of 1946).
 
Additional Information and Sources:
2nd Nov. 1940 Commissioned into the Royal Artillery (LG Supplement 34995, page 6617.)
21st Jan 1942 Transferred to Royal Engineers (LG Supplement 35555, page 2068.)
15th June 1943 Military Cross awarded (LG Supplement 36053, page 2720.) 
 

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