CANT, Evelyn Arthur George

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Police Intake: 
Essex Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Essex Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
343757 and 14241841
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 

Cpl Cant was in 4 troop of No.2 Commando.

He attended Achnacarry as part of one of the Police Intakes being a member of Essex Police Force. There is a more about him in the No.2 Commando history section - The Men.  His last known rank in the Commando was Corporal.  From London Gazettes we know he was later posted to OCTU and commissioned as 2/Lt. on the 7th April 1945.  It is not known if he was still with the Commando at this point.  Source: London Gazettes 11 May 1945; Supplement: 37077; Page: 2506

Awarded BEM (Civil Division) in HM the Queen's birthday honours June 1969.  
(Source: Supplement to the London Gazette 4863 page 5986 dated 6 June 1969.)
 

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