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. [1]
 
Whilst leading a bayonet charge he had part of his foot blown away by a stick bomb yet he continued to engage the enemy. [2]
 
The death of TSM William Stockdale DCM, from Herne Bay Kent, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 82 issued March 1986.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 35729, page 4328.
[2] Commando Gallantry Awards of WW2 author George Brown
 

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