Corporal Thomas 'Tucker' Jennings was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe.
Private Kenneth Darlington enlisted into the 8th Bn, Border Regt, at Carlisle in 1940. He volunteered for, and was attached to, No.12 Commando serving in 'D' troop as part of North Force, Shetland Islands & Norway in 1942-43. He was attached to 2 SBS for a 3 month period, then attached to No.4 Commando in 1944/45. He was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry during Operation Cartoon, a successful raid on Stord Island. The target was the demolition of an Iron Pyrite mine. Demobbed Germany 1946.
Lance Corporal Vincent Arthur 'Ozzie' Osborne, 3 Troop, a veteran of the Dieppe raid, was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Normandy.
He was presented with his award at a ceremony at L'écarde quarry, Amfreville on the 16th July 1944 [view].
Post war in the 1950's he served in the Federation of Malaya Police as a Police Lieutenant: Platoon Commander in the Field Force.
Lance Sergeant Edward Walsh, 6 Troop , was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Normandy .
He was presented with his award in a ceremony at L'écarde quarry, Amfreville, on the 16th July 1944 [view].
CitationIn Burma on 12th January 1945 Sgt Pirie was engaged in mine clearing operations on the landing beach at Myebon Peninsula. Assisted by two NCOs he cleared fields of mines of a type hitherto unencountered in this theatre of war and unknown to them, with great coolness, devotion to duty, and disregard for his own personal safety. By his efforts many casualties were undoubtedly averted.
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