WESTLEY, Eric Roy

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery and South Staffordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
229030
Died : 
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Operations: 
T/Capt Westley was in command of 3 troop during the attack on Le Plein, Normandy, where he was wounded in the hand, but rejoined the troop immediately after medical treatment in the field. The recipient of two Military Crosses for gallant and distinguished services, he was posted to the South Staffordshire Regiment on the 21st November 1945 and later resigned his commission on the 26th March 1951.
 
Sources:
MC: LG Supplement 36637, Page 3605
Bar to MC: LG Supplement 36679, Page 4044.
Posted to S Staffs: LG Supplement 37355, Page 5635
Promotion Full Capt: LG Supplement 38001, Page 2992
Resigns his Commission: LG Supplement 39185, Page 1653.
Storm from the Sea by Brig. Peter Young
 

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