No 5 Independent Company

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No 5 Independent Company
8th Bn Royal Fusiliers City of London Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Fusilier Ernest Ainsley, No. 5 Independent Company, died during operations in Norway as part of Scissors Force.

BARRON, Robert James

Robert Barron 2 Commando and SOE
Robbie Barron 2 Commando and SOE
No 2 Commando
London Scottish The Gordon Highlanders
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Robert Barron, 1 troop, was one of the Commando contingent who participated in the St. Nazaire raid on ML 446. Evacuated back to the UK [1]
General Service [3].
  • May 1935 T.A. 1st Bn. London Scottish.
  • Sept. 1939 embodied 1st Bn. London Scottish.


2nd Lieut Jenkins 2 Commando
No 2 Commando
No 5 Independent Company
Welch Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Second Lieutenant Morgan  Jenkins died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 268.

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