Special Service Detachment
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Mission 204 was the designation given to the British Military Mission to China.
An account from the Australian War Museum of Australian involvement in Mission 204.
Lance Corporal Alexander Ballantyne died whilst assigned from the Commando to Middle East Detachment 2, later redesignated 2nd Special Service Detachment (SSD 2), in Burma.
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Private Leonard Lacey died whilst assigned from the Commando to Middle East Detachment 2, later redesignated 2nd Special Service Detachment (SSD 2), in Burma.
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.
Trooper Lewis Scanes is believed to have been attached from No 8 Commando to Mission 204 at the time of his death.Sources CWGC Westminster Abbey Commando ROH database.