Royal Scots Fusiliers
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Monday, January 28, 1918
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Douggie Roderick volunteered for No 3 Commando when it was first formed in 1940. He was badly burned during the Vaagso raid when a phosphorous bomb hit thier boat. It was during this action that he received a Mention in Despatches.* After his recovery in hospital he rejoined No 3 Commando serving with them until receiving a severe head wound in March 1944 which ended his Commando service. A member of the London Branch of the original Commando Association until their stand down in 2005, Douggie was a strong supporter of the new Commando Veterans Association. He remained a member of the association until his death in 2016. * Source: LG Publication date: 31 March 1942; Supplement: 35510; Page: 1506
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