BASSETT-WILSON, Paul Francis
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Honours & Awards:
Thursday, April 22, 1920
Monday, April 2, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Captain Paul Bassett-Wilson MC died during operations with 9 Commando at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
A former pupil of Stowe School and student at Trinity College, he had earlier served as a Lieutenant in No 12 Commando and took part in the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on board ML 443 and was evacuated back to the UK.
He was awarded the Military Cross in 1944 for "gallant and distinguished services in Italy."
St Nazaire Society
Trinity College Chapel records.
London Gazettes Supp. 36615, page 3375.
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