DAY, Stanley Ambrose

Rank: 
Captain
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Corps of Signals
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
70873
P.O.W. number: 
18679
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 
Capt Stanley Day MC 2 Commando
Captain Stanley Day, adjutant of No 2 Commando, was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished services during Operation Chariot, the raid on St. Nazaire. He was one of Lt. Col. Newman's HQ party on board MGB 314 and was taken prisoner after the raid. He was held at Oflag 9A/H at Spangenberg, Germany.
 
Sources
London Gazettes Supp. 37162, page 3493
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
St Nazaire Society website.
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