DEERY, Stewart

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6977293
P.O.W. number: 
18787
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 
Sergeant Stewart Deery was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished services during Operation Chariot at St Nazaire. He was one of the Commando contingent who embarked on HMS Campbeltown. Taken prisoner after the raid and transported to Stalag 344 at Lamsdorf in Poland.
 
Sources
London Gazette 37162, page 3493.
St Nazaire Society website.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
 
Note
In March 1974 the following Commando is named on a list of members that the Commando Association had lost contact with : Sgt. Deery, M.J.S.  12 Commando  from Stevenage Herts. [Source; CV Archive Gallery Lost Legion 4.]
 

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