HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY, Herbert Oliver
Captain Huntington-Whiteley was killed during operations at Le Havre.
We have an Image of a Signals Intelligence Unit formed for the raid at Dieppe. It operated covertly on on this raid as a platoon of 40RM Commando. On that image he is named as a Lieutenant and commander of the unit and the image is annotated that he was later KIA.
The unit was 10 Platoon 'X' Company under the command of Lieutenant H.O. Huntington-Whiteley , their role to acquire signals intelligence documents from German Naval HQ at Dieppe. This Unit was later redesignated as 30 Assault Unit.In May 1944 he received a MiD for "good services in operations in the Mediterranean".
(Source: London Gazettes Supp. 36505, page 2129.)