HARRISON, Thomas

Sergeant Thomas Harrison was awarded the MM for bravery, determination and great devotion to duty whilst serving with the Allied Armies in the assault over the Rhine.
 
Sources
National Archives file WO/373/47/69.
London Gazettes Supp. 37136, page 3191.
 

CAIGER, H.J.

TSM Caiger 45RM Commando
H.J. 'Ted' Caiger was Troop Sergeant Major of 'E' Troop in 1944. Captain John Day, 'E' Troop, describes him in his book [1] as " a reservist whose rather quiet manner belied the toughness and courage he was to show later in action."
 

Extract from the book "The Story of 45 Royal Marine Commando

BRADSHAW, Leslie Charles

Marine Leslie Bradshaw was awarded the MM  in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the combined attack on Dieppe.
 
His death was announced in Commando Association newsletter 108 issued March 1999.
 
Sources
London Gazettes Supp 35729, page 4328.
Commando Association newsletter 108.
 

BOSTOCK, Stanley

Staff Sergeant Stanley Bostock was awarded the B.E.M. (Military Division) in the 1946 New Years Honours.  He had previously been attached to 40RM Commando.
 
The death of "S/Sgt. Stanley Bostock, BEM. (40 RM Cdo) of Wollaton, Nottingham" was announced in Commando Association newsletter 66 issued March 1978.
 
Sources
London Gazettes Supp. 37412, page 308.
Comando Association newsletter 66.
 

BEADLE, Jeffrey Charles

Temporary Lieutenant Jeffrey Charles Beadle was awarded the MC for gallantry, leadership and outstanding determination whilst serving in Commando operations in the Adriatic, June, 1944, and North West Europe, April, 1945.
 
Captain (Local Major) Jeffrey Charles Beadle, MC, was appointed MBE (Military Division) in the 1967 New Year's Honours.
 
Sources
MM - London Gazettes Supp. 37387, page 6085.
National Archives file WO 373/57/513.

Pages


Add your information

Register on the Forum to add information, or photos, or to ask questions [register now]
Your message will then be seen by our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum. Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's].
 
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.