Eric served in No 2 Commando 5 troop from mid 1942 until the Commando was disbanded in 1946. During the Salerno operations Eric was wounded and sent for medical treatment to North Africa. He returned to the unit in November 1943.
Eric, aged 96, is still an active member of the CVA. Follow this link to read more of his Recollections.
His older brother Stanley Buckmaster also served in 5 troop, joining them when the Commando was reinforced after Salerno.