Croix de Guerre (France)
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Private Alfred Elliott, 3 Troop, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during the Commando raid at St Nazaire on 28/29 March 1942. Embarking on board HMS Campbeltown he was taken prisoner after the raid and later imprisoned at Stalag 344 Lamsdorf* and Stalag 3A Luckenwalde**.
Lance Sergeant Arnold Howarth was one of the five Commandos who escaped after landing at St Nazaire on the raid.
- 23 March 1941 Private Paul Peter Loraine from the Essex Regiment is commissioned as Second Lieutenant into the General List, service no. 183050, (without army pay and allowances). .
- 10 August 1941 Second Lt. P.P. Loraine receives pay and allowances .
- December 1942 (Acting Temporary Captain) Adjutant of 41RM Commando .
- August 1943 Captain serving in 41RM Commando .
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