No 1 Commando Nominal A - C

Commando Veterans Archive Nominal Roll for No 1 Commando.
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SURNAME
FORENAME
RANK
NUMBER
AWARD
ADDITIONAL
Leslie, William
Sgt
14315624
 
RA; later Major QM (CA59 and Burma Star Assn forms).
F.V.
Gnr
2083611
 
RA; 3 Tp; wounded 31Jan45 Burma CasList WO417/88
Abrams John Pte     (PG)
Adams  'Freddie'        (CA45)
Adams
S.W.
Pte
 
 
 
Adcock
Wallace
Sgt
 
 
(CA115)
Addlesee
George, W.
Pte
 
 
(CA20, CA112)
Agnew
Patrick
Fus
 
 
(CA36); (WRP)
William
Pte
3194769
MM
KOSB; (WRP)
J.E.
Rfn (LCpl)
3249930
 
Cameronians; 4 Cdo Dieppe; 1 Cdo wounded 31/1/45 Burma CasLists WO417/88
Alderman
Islwyn, J. R.,  'Jake'
Pte
3970594
 
Welch; (CA106)
William, Reginald
LSgt
5830857
MiD
Cambs. Regt; kia
Charles, Henry
Tpr
14241760
Police
 
RAC; PoW 2/3/43 CasList WO417/60; (LL1);
John, MacAlister
Fus
4194689
 
R Welch Fus; kia
Edward, Patrick
Pte
14627308
MM
SWB; (WRP)
Allen
R.M.
Pte
 
 
R.A.M.C. (LL1)
Allison
R.G. 'Bob'
Pte
 
 
emigrated Canada (CA77)
Allsopp
Thomas, John
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Allum
E.T.
Gnr
 
 
RA; and 12 Cdo (LL1)
Allum
Frank, Edmund
Gnr
914187
 
RA; and 12Cdo; (CA114), (WRP)
Ambrose
A.W.
LBdr
946373
 
RA;  PoW 6Dec42 CasList WO417/57 and 85; (LL1)
Barrie,Sherwell, Norman
Tpr
14241781
Police
 
RAC; Died whilst PoW 
Anderson
W
LCpl
 
 
from Salford (LL1)
Anderton
Albert, 'Andy'
Pte
 
 
6 Tp and 1/5 Cdo (CA87); from Bolton (LL1) (WRP)
Alfred, Archley
Fus
14604353
Police
 
R. Fus. kia
Frederick, George
Gnr
 
RA ; 6 Tp; wounded Burma
Andrews
Ronald
Gnr
11408604
 
RA; & 1/5 Cdo (CA118).
George, Henry
A/Cpl
4075165
 
SWB; POW Stalag7A
Arthur, James
Tpr
14241725
Police
 
RAC; kia
Anstee
G.W.
Pte
3711803
 
RAOC
Armstrong
James
Gnr
896030
 
RA attestation 1939
James, Kenyon
Pte
 
 
(CA98); Police
Austin
S.R.
Pte
 
 
(LL1)
Bacon
Albert, William
Pte
6098328
 
Q.R.R.
Henry, Hunter
Tpr
14241647
Police
 
RAC; kia 
Bailey
Herbert, Frederick
Pte
 
 
(CA76); (WRP)
Bailey
T.J.
Fus
 
 
(LL1)
Baker
Algernon, Gordon
Fus
14670424
 
R.W.F. (from G.S.C. 21 I.T.C. 15Dec43) RWF Transfer In Registers Book 7.
Albert
LSgt
2614133
DCM
Grenadier Gds; kia
Baker
Cyril, E.
Sgt
 
 
(CA51); (WRP)
George, Horace
Gnr
6143891
 
RA; kia
Herbert, Valentine
Cpl
14241761
Police
 
R. Warwicks Regt; kia
Baldock
E. (or K.E ?)
LCpl
5830944
 
Suffolk Regt; (LL1); CasList WO417/55; Escape/evasion report WO208/4240
John, Henry
Pte
14241608
Police
 
SWB; PoW escaper; (WRP); (CA82)
Ball
I.C.
Pte
4104950
 
Hereford
Ball
P.W.
Pte
6482286
 
R Fusiliers
Sydney, Alonso
Gnr
917356
 
RA; kia
Banks
S.A.
Pte
 
 
from Staffs. (LL1)
Barden
E
Pte
 
 
from Kent (LL1)
J.H.
Gnr
14241811
 
RA; PoW 2/3/43 CasList WO417/60; Query Police intake
Ernest,   'Tag'
Bdr
4748087
MM
RA
Norman, Alfred, George
Tpr
14241844
Police
 
RAC; kia
Barnes
Sidney, G.
LCpl
 
 
 
Barnett
Arthur. G.
LSgt
 
 
(LL1); (CA3); (WRP)
Barrett
J.F.
Pte
3970601
 
Welch Regt
Barringer
Ronald, Arthur
Gnr
936054
 
RA attestation record; 5 Tp (PG) (Forum)
George
Gnr
943492
 
RA; kia
Bartlett
Brian, V.
Tpr
 
 
& Cdo Gp. HQ., emigrated NZ (CA94, CA115)
Barton
William
LSgt
 
 
Later Capt. (CA64); (WRP)
William, H.
LSgt
5830863
 
Suffolk Regt; wounded N. Africa; (WRP)
Bayliss
J.E.
Lt
 
 
E Surrey Regt
Beadle
J
Pte
 
 
(LL1)
Beale
A
Dvr
 
 
(LL1)
John, George, Arthur
Gnr
 
RA; kia
Dennis, Calloway
Sgt
14402581
 
KRRC; (WRP); Burma Star Assn.
Bearne
Robert, Stanley
LSgt
14604358
 
R Fusiliers; (LL7)
James, Simpson
Cpl
14241854
Police
MM
R Scots; kia
Beatty
Brian, H.
Pte
 
 
and CBTC (LL1)
Beckwith
George
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Beech James, Frederick Pte 14404860   R. Sussex Regt; died
Belcher
S.J.
Lt
 
 
lka Brentwood (LL5)
Bell
Edward
Cpl
 
 
(WRP)
Bell J LCpl 4855999   Leics Regt; CasListWO417/56; PoW Escape WO208/4368.
Belston
F
Gnr
4077753
 
R Artillery
Bennett
Kenneth, Raymond
Pte
 
 
 
Bennett
Richard, Albury
Capt
2724105 /
339560
 
Ox & Bucks; (LG36944); from South Africa (CA113)
Thomas, James
Cpl
14241783
Police
 
RAC; kia
James
Gnr
 
 
RA; died 1956 RMFVR; (WRP)
Bentley
Charles
Fus
14241648
 
R. Welch Fus; WO208/4368 PoW escape; from Knutsford Cheshire (LL2)
Donald
Pte
14241762
Police
 
RA; kia
Bernini
Henry
Gnr
 
 
RA; (CA25)
Berry
Edgar, G.
Pte
 
 
from Newport, Gwent (CA88); (WRP)
James, Arthur
Pte
14241649
Police
 
Cheshire Regt; (LL2); PoW N.Africa WO417/91
L
LCpl
2579764
 
R. Sigs; wounded Burma
Berry
William, Sidney
Fus
 
 
From Ayr (CA102)
Arthur, John
Pte
14241813
 
 
Glos Regt; Pow 6/12/42 then 1943 to UK WO417/80;  later Captain (CA25)
Beveridge
Alexander
Gnr
 
 
(WRP)
Edward
LBdr
14241845
Police ??
 
(WRP); (CA92); CasLists
Bidwell
E.G.
Pte
 
 
(LL2)
Billham
Albert, George
Pte
5773066
 
Norfolk Regt
Birkett
M.E.
Pte
 
 
(LL2)
Birt
George
Pte
 
 
 
Biscoe
John, Seymour
Major
 
 
RA; (WRP): Burma Star Assn
Ronald, C.
Pte
5627758
 
Devonshire; PoW St Nazaire
Blair
Thomas
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Blake
Frederick
TSM
 
 
(WRP)
Blake
Patrick, V.
Pte
 
 
 
Blakemore
A
Pte
3912083
 
Welch
Blakemore
Reginald, John
Pte
 
 
from Gwent (CA116)
Charles
Fus
4208516
 
R. Welch Fus; died training acc
Boardman
E
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Bolch
T
Gnr
 
 
RA; (LL2)
Bolton
Sproule
Lt
 
 
from Kent (CA116)
Booth
William, M. 'Bill'
Pte
 
 
(WRP); & 5 Cdo; later Captain
Botfield
John
Cpl
 
 
(CA61); (WRP)
Bowden
Cedric
Cpl
 
 
(WRP)
Bowen
 Gwynfor, 'Gwyn'
 
 
 
Welch Regt
Bower
Norman
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Bowler
Don, W.
Lt
 
 
N/Hants
Bowler
W.V.
Gnr
 
 
lka Guildford (LL2)
Thomas, Horne
Lt
 
 
6Tp (PG) ; &12Cdo -Para Tp (CA51, CA72) / Post war Actor
Boyack
Albert, E.
 
 
 
(PG)
James, Wesley
Pte
5828291
MiD
Suffolk Regt; kia
Boyes
E
Pte
 
 
(LL2)
Robert, Paul
CSM
14241789
Police
OBE, QPM
RNF; Dep. Asst Ch. Const. Mid Anglia Police QPM (CA41)(LG); OBE 1977 Ch Const. N. Yorks
Brace
Maurice
 
 
 
RWR
John, Meller
Capt
70669
MiD
SWB; kia
Bradford
Victor
Cpl
 
 
(WRP)
Brake
Fred
CSM
 
 
 
Bray
Reginald, S.
Pte
 
 
and 6 Cdo; from Crawley (CA87) (WRP)
Bray Thomas, Garland Cpl     SWB
Brennan
Gnr
 
 
lka Derby (LL2)
Brennan
S
Pte
 
 
served 1/5 Cdo; lka Bromley (LL2)
Bright
John
CSM
 
 
 
Brine Petty
F.H.
Capt
 
 
(CA79) - x ref. PETTY
Britnell
Harry
LCpl
 
 
(WRP)
Brookes
Raymond, F.
Pte
 
 
(CA74); (WRP)
Brown
Bruce
Pte
 
 
(WRP) (LL2)
Brown
C.G.  'Topper'
CSMI
 
 
(WRP) (LL2)
Brown
Glynford, George
 
 
 
RWR
Brown
Henry
SQMS
 
OBE
Secretary of the original CA
Brown
I.M.
Pte
 
 
 
Brown
J.L.
Gnr
 
 
 
Brown
Jim
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Brown
Ronald
Fus
 
 
(WRP)
Brown
William, H
Gnr
 
 
(WRP)
Browne
Victor, Thomas
Pte
5933275
 
Cambridgeshire Regt; (WRP)
Brunt M Pte 14241787   WO208/4243 PoW Escape
Bruntnell
Keith, Trevor 'Charlie'
Cpl (Sgt)
 
 
CA30 and CA94
Thomas, Malloch
Pte
14416348
 
wounded Hill 170; died in service; (WRP)
Buckland
D.N.
LCpl
 
 
 
Buckley
Thomas, Harry
Pte
3535581
 
Mancs Regt; wounded 4/3/43 CasList WO417/58; (PG)
Bunston
M.W. 'Sam'
Pte
 
 
from Taunton (CA66); (WRP)
R.M.
Pte
14241788
Police
MiD
DCLI
Burden
Stanley,Percival
Fus
 
 
CA114 of 2002; Middle name 2001 Death Register for Exeter/Devon
Burgess
S
Pte
14421501
 
 
P.O.
Pte
7265212
 
RAMC; PoW N. Africa; lka Leicester (LL2)
Burnham
Joe
Sgt
 
 
(PG)
Burns
Norman
Cpl
 
 
later Lieut (CA80)
Bush
Frederick, Arthur
LCpl
 
 
from Hemel Hempstead (CA109)
Ronald, Herbert
LSgt
5774300
MM
R Norfolk
Byrne
Charles 
Pte
 
 
from Manchester (CA66); (WRP)
Patrick, Joseph
Sgt
2719257
MM
Irish Gds
Caine
T.,  Arthur
Sgt
 
 
(WRP)
Caldicott
A
Pte
 
 
from Leominster (LL3)
Cecil
LSgt
6977897
 
R. Irish Fus; kia
Canman
F
Pte
5624887
 
R Fus.
John, Henry, 'Jack'
RSM
3955333
 
Welch Regt
Cannon
F
Pte
 
 
from Tooting (LL3)
Capstick
N
LCpl
 
 
from Standish (LL3)
Ian, Vincent
Major
156172
CBE,MiD
R.Fus.
Carrot
George, Edward
LCpl
7381707
 
RAMC; Burma Star Assn; (WRP)
Albert, George
Fus
6140785
 
RWF Records; PoW 2/3/43 CasList WO417/60
Carter
N
Pte
 
 
served in 1/5 Cdo (LL3)
Casbolt
James
Sgt
 
 
(PG)
Casey
L
Gnr
 
 
from Blackburn (LL3)
Cawse
Raymond, S.W.
Cpl
 
 
from Sussex (CA96)
Chamberlain
W
LSgt
5953153
 
Cambridge
Chambers
J
Fus
 
 
& 12 Cdo; from Notts (LL3)
Chapman
Arthur, Wiliam 'Porky'
Cpl
 
 
4 troop (CA9, CA91, CA103, CA115)
Ernest, Lionel, Desmond, 'Des'
LSgt
4198350
 
R.W.F.Enlistment Register Book 21; PoW St Nazaire
Clancy
W
Pte
3654743
 
S Lancs
Clarke
James
Pte
 
 
(CA96)
Clarke
Michael, Charles
Capt (Rev)
152807
 
RACD
Fred, Henry
Gnr
6206246
 
RA; kia
Cleary
John
Pte
 
 
served 1/5 Cdo (CA33)
Clegg
John
Pte
 
 
(PG)
Cobb
Robert, F.
Sgt
5826029
 
R Suffolk
Cobley
Ronald
LCpl
 
 
from Irvine (CA71; (WRP)
Cocksey
R
Pte
 
 
from Lancs (LL3)
James, Thomas
Pte
14604363
MM
QORWK; award in Burma
Colbert
George
Gnr
 
 
and 2 Cdo (CA92)
Cole
R.,   'Crasher'
Pte
 
 
(WRP)
Charles, Jack
Major
105582
OBE, TD
Welch Regt; and 1 Cdo. Bde.
Harold, James
TSM
3957677
 
Welch Regt;died training acc
Coleman
R
Sgt
 
 
 
Collishaw
Arthur, B.
Capt (Rev)
 
 
RACD; and 5 Cdo; (CA107)
William, Joseph
Pte
5735209
 
Devonshire Regt; kia
Constable
E.E.
Pte
 
 
from Wimbledon (LL3)
Cook
William, A.   'Tadgie'
Sgt
 
 
6 troop (CA78); from Ross on Wye (CA92); (WRP)
Cooper
C
Pte
 
 
from Aberdeen (LL3)
Corbridge
H
Cpl
 
 
from near Leeds (LL3)
Cornall
L
Gnr
 
 
RA; & 12 Cdo; from Lancs (LL3)
Corrigan
James
Pte
4862201
 
Leicestershire Regt; (PG)
Corry
J
Capt
 
 
 post war HQ 63 Gurkha Inf. Bde (CA12)
Cossey
Walter, S.
Pte
 
 
emigrated Canada (CA66)
Coulling
Charles, Bertram
LSgt
 
 
from Hampton (CA87); (WRP)
Counsell
Harry, P.
LSgt
866743
 
R Artillery; from Kent (CA106)
Dalton, Hayton
Capt
 
MC
aka George
Cox
A
Pte
6921440
 
Rifle Bde
Cox
Peter
Sgt
 
 
and CBTC; from Kilwinning (CA78)
Coxsey
G.H.
Gnr
3770169
 
R Artillery
Coy
A.T.
Pte
 
 
from E. Lothian (LL3)
Craig
Norman
L/Cpl
 
 
served 1/5 Cdo (CA89)
Samuel
Fus
 
R. Welch Fus.; kia
Craven
John
Capt
 
 
 
Creed
E.C.
Pte
 
 
from Hambledon (LL3)
Crellin
P.S.
Pte
 
 
1 Tp (PG); from Isle of Man (LL3).
Crewe
Frank, Harold
Lt
312403
 
wounded 31/145 Burma Caslist WO417/8
James, Herbert
Capt
38190
 
KSLI; died accident
Dennis, W. 'Danny'
Pte
3974792
 
Welch Regt; wounded Burma CasList 417/88; (LL3)
Crow
John, Edwin 
Pte
14612975
 
Gordons, Burma Star Assn.
James, A.
LSgt
313358
MM
Seaforths
Croxford
 
Pte
 
 
3 Tp (PG)
Cunningham
Stephen
LSgt
14604367
 
Burma Star Assn; poss id with Pc 622Z Stephen Cunningham Tooting Police Stn MetPolice
Curran
Richard
Pte
 
 
1 troop; from Liverpool (CA99);
(PG) (WRP)

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