Private Robert Thomson, 2 troop, was one of the commando contingent on board ML 262 during the St Nazaire Raid . He received a MiD for his gallant and distinguished services in action against the enemy during the raid .
Mentioned in Despatches
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C/Sgt. Twigger was killed during operations at Salerno.He received a MiD for "distinguished services in Sicily." (Source: London Gazettes Supp. 36454, page1557.)
Captain Henry Wellesley, the 6th Duke of Wellington, was in charge of 2 troop with orders to attack and take the village of Piegolelle. This was heavily defended by the Germans firing from the heights called 'the Pimple'. He was killed during this action. He was awarded a posthumous M.I.D.
Citation for DSO
Lieut. Wray was killed during operations at Salerno, this date being that of the action on the hills by the village of Piegolelle (or Piegolette in English.)He received a MiD for "distinguished services in Sicily." (Source: London Gazettes Supp. 36454, page1557.)