Holding Operational Commando

The Holding Operational Commando (HOC) was based at Wrexham.

Their ROH is part of the Special Service Bde RH. [view]

'RM Holding Cdo. Officers June'44'

Extract from the Navy Lists
June 1944 Volume 1 Page 1101.  (page 1015 on N.L.S. website page list)
Source: National Library of Scotland website.

 

Commanding Officer —  
2nd in Command —   
Major —   
Captains 
Act. Capts.
R.S.I. Muldowney

Act. Tempy. Capt.
J.F. Showell-Rogers
J.P. Norman
J.G. Boardley
G.A. Kaye
E.H. Thomas
R.R. Neville
L.W.M. Brown
S.C. Hellis
 
Lieutenants —  
P.R. Kay
Tempy Lieuts. 
C.V. Oppitz
E.G. Glover
J.E. Cordeaux
A.C. Buglear
A.W. Hatter
C.E. Walker
C.R. Walsh
H.J. Keigwin
A.J. Allen
F. W. N. Wilson
D.T.T. Mackinnon
A.D. Shillabeer
A.G. Burnett
W.A.C. Horsfall
H.B. Boreham
I.W. Adam
N. Demuth
L. Hoad
E.Y. McDonald
W.E. Seales
J. Taylor
N.B. Collings
 
Temp. 2nd Lieuts. —
M.A. McConville
P.J. Dietz
 
Quartermaster —  
Tempy. Lieut. (Qr.-Mr.)  C.R. Walsh
 
Schoolmaster
Schmr. W. Roberts, MA, RN 
 
Notes
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'RM Holding Cdo. Officers Oct.'44'

Extract from the Navy Lists
October 1944 Volume 2 Page 1105.  (page 261 on N.L.S. website page list)
Source: National Library of Scotland website.
 
Commanding Officer —  Lieut.-Col. A. E. Tilley, R.F.
 
2nd in Command 

Captains 
Capt. B. J. Teeling (this is Bernard James Teeling)
 
Tempy. Capt.
G. P. Stubbs.
J. D. Moys.
G. G. Darley-Bentley.
R. T. Fowler.

Act. Capts.
R. S. I. Muldowney.

Act. Tempy. Capts.
J. G. Boardley.
G. A. Kaye.
L. W. M. Brown.
R. B. Loudon.
H. R. Minchin.
C. N. P. Powell,   D.S.O.
D. H. Barker.
W. F. Hoare.
E. W. Ecrepont, M.C.
C. E. Walker.
N. A. W. Hayward.
R. A. St. Quintin.
 
Lieutenants 
P. R. Kay.
N. G. Michell.
R. C. E. Cory.
A. P. O'Brien.

Tempy. Lieuts.
C. V. Oppitz.
E. G. Glover.
A. C. Buglear.
C. R. Walsh.
H. J. Keigwin.
D. T. T. Mackinnon.
W. A. C. Horsfall.
N. B. Collings.
D. J. Geeves.
C. H. Bristow.
D. J. Wearing.
M. C. Brookbank.
I. C. McKellar.
E. F. J. Earwicker.
P. E. Abbott.
R. A. F. Penney.
F. Jorden.
H. G. Hough.
A. N. F. McLean.
W. D. Gregory.
P. H. Allbutt.
J. C. Stewart.
P. S. Winston.

Tempy. 2nd Lieut.
J. May.
K. D. Iliffe.
I. Goldstein, M.C.
Q. S. Ford.
B. Linscott.
D.K. Green.

Tempy. Maj. J. H. Freeman, S.A.U.D.F.
Tempy. Lieut. S. L. Fouche, S.A.U.D.F.
 
Quartermaster —  
Tempy. Lieut. (Qr. -Mr.)
C. R. Walsh (this is Cecil Raymond Walsh)
A. M. Berrif (this is Arthur Maurice Berriff)

Schoolmaster —  
W. Roberts, M.A., R.N.
A. W. Nutter, B.A., R.N.
 
Tempy. Sergt. Maj.—  C. J. B. Young.
 

'RM Holding Cdo. Officers April'45'

Extract from the Navy Lists
April 1945 Volume 2 Page 1164.  (page 272 on N.L.S. website page list)
Source: National Library of Scotland website.
 
Commanding Officer
 
2nd in Command 
Majors 
Act. Maj. J.T.E. Vincent
 
Act. Tempy Majors
G.G. Darley-Bentley
W. Newland
A.I.G. Harding
G.A. Kaye
 
Captains 
D.F. Furlong
J.A.Gilks
M.F.P. Sketchley
O. Patch D.S.O., D.S.C.
 
Tempy. Capt. Act. Capt. 
R.G. Shove
 
Tempy. Capt.  
P.N. Cunningham
 
Act. Tempy. Capt.
R.B. Loudon
C.E. Walker
F.E. Derbyshire
A.G. Buglear
D.B. Clarke
J.R.B. Davies
I.G. Morrison
B.J.B. Sloley
W.A.C. Horsfall
J. Chadwick
W.L.E. Morse
E.G. Glove
F.V. Borrett M.B.E.
P.L. Winter
 
Lieutenants
A.W.C. Pearn
G.B. Ticehurst
H.H. Orpen
C.C. Edwards
 
Tempy. Lieuts. 
C.V. Oppitz
C.R. Walsh
H.J. Keigwin
D.J. Geeves
C.H. Bristowe
W.D. Gregory
P. Casper
T.A.S. Taylor
R.A. Dobson
J.H. Holyoake
D.G. Goodlet
J.D. Sanderson
P.E. Towhill
J. May
D. Stewart
A. Shelley
L.B.J. Johnson
D. Stephen
J.D. Cooke
V.A. Barnes
J.A. Smith
A.L. Elliott
A.M.C. Harvey
E.G. Murphy D.S.M.
G.R. Yeomans
L.W. Hussey
P.B. Hudson
C.L.H. Fuller
Tempy. Lieuts (contd)
J.J.A. Patron
C.I. Stringer
J.M. Davies
C.N. Wilkinson
N.G.C. Beeching
R.C.T. Kemp
J.B. Blacklaws
J.F. White
J.A. Couldrey
W.J.W. Courtney
J.A. Dodgson
W.G.A. Solbe
J. Ashurst
D.K. Green
 
Tempy. 2nd Lieuts.
A.R. Logan
W.A. Maddox
R.R. Jack
G. Macdonald
A.P. Calladine
G. Howse
A. Tate
J.C. Gray
D.C.R. Ward
S.C. Duckham
E.A.R. Syms
P.T.W. Baxter
R.L. Worsfold
D.C. Tremlett
J.L. Nish
B.C. Paton
P.E. Bates
C. Thompson
A.T. Whitehead
W.B. Slater
M.J. Theakston
D.H. Fuoss
I.J. Pook
E.A. Smith
R.W. Nye
D.B. Goodsir
A.F. Baird
R.B. Weatherstone
A.D. Macpherson
B.G. Longmuir
J.A. Hewitt
J.L. Moffat
R. Lawson
G. Sheath
P.K. Jenkins
R. Nuttall
H. Hodkinson
J.H. Morris
N.J.D. Williams
R. Bamborough
M.G. Scott
D.J.S. Riley
T.R. Ballard
A.W. Mould
G.K. Stephenson
C.J. Risk
K.C. Sellars
R.F. Baxter
W.S. Burns
S.H. Mutters
C.E. Weston
E.W. Pedlow
J.H. Nutt
S.H. Blake
I.R.H. Curtis
J.E. Hancock
G.B. Ross
A.W. Warltier
K.W.J.F. Browning
 
Quartermaster
Tempy. Lieut. (Qr.-Mr.)  C.R. Walsh
 
Tempy. Sergt. Maj 
C.J.B. Young
 
Schoolmasters
Schmr. W. Roberts, MA, RN. 
Schmr. A. W. Nutter, BA. RN.

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