BLACK, Graeme Delamere

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
106240
Died : 
Friday, October 23, 1942
Executed
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Capt. Black DSO, MC, was executed whilst a Prisoner of War. He was one of the seven Commandos of No. 2 Commando who were captured after Operation Musketoon, and later executed under Hitler's Commando Execution Order, at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Berlin, 1942.

He was awarded the MC in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in successful combined operations, against the enemy at Vaagso and Maaloy.

He was awarded the DSO in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field.

Sources
MC : London Gazettes Supp. 35510, page 1506.
DSO : London Gazettes Supp. 37349, page 5574.
 

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