PRITCHARD, William Henry
Lieutenant (Temporary Captain)
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Captain William Pritchard MC died during the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on ML 457. He and fellow Royal Engineer, Captain Bob Montgomery [more...] had been instrumental in the initial planning and training of the demolition teams. He received a posthumous MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in action against the enemy. 
In July 1940 the then 2/Lieutenant Pritchard, Royal Engineers T.A., was awarded the MC for gallant and distinguished services in action. 
St Nazaire Society website
 London Gazettes Supp. 37162, page 3493
 London Gazettes Supp. 34893, page 4263.
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