METCALFE, Thomas Gibson

Known as: 
Tom
Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Border Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3601013
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant Thomas Metcalfe received a MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Norway.
 
Recommendation 
Operation Cartoon [more....]. 
Sergeant Metcalfe was with a detachment of the Special Service Brigade which landed at Sagvaag, Norway, on the night of the 23/24th January 1943. This NCO led a party of eleven men which was responsible for the complete destruction of the Transformer at the Pyrite mine. Sgt. Metcalfe led his party with determination and performed his task with great thoroughness. His judgement was quick and accurate, and his leadership instilled enthusiasm into all detailed for this task. 
 
Sources 
London Gazette Supp. 35952 page 1405 
National Archives file WO373/93/82 
 

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