STOCKDALE, William Richard

Rank: 
Troop Sergeant Major
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Rifle Brigade (Prince Consorts Own)
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6910706
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 
TSM Stockdale was awarded the DCM "in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the combined attack on Dieppe".
(Source: London Gazettes Publication date: 2 October 1942; Supplement: 35729; Page: 4328)
 
Whilst leading a bayonet charge he had part of his foot blown away by a stick bomb yet he continued to engage the enemy.
 

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