CHALLINTON, William Albert
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
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Lance Sergeant William Challinton, 5 troop, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal  for his gallantry during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was part of an assault party who disembarked from HMS Campbeltown, their role to destroy enemy coastal defence guns covering the dry dock area .
 London Gazette 37162, page 3493, amended (errata) by LG 37331, page 5317.
 National Archives file WO 373/46/273.
Surname spelt incorrectly with a 'G' on citation, corrected to without a 'G' in the LG errata entry.
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