ALDIS, Alec George

Unit / Base: 
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
PO/X 1477
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant Alec Aldis MM, Signals Officer, died during operations at Normandy on 6 June 1944. Son of Edith Nivette Aldis, of Lowestoft, Suffolk. In 1942 the then Temporary Sergeant Aldis was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service in the Middle East" [2].​
Royal Marines
Suda Sector Crete.
This N.C.O. has set the finest example to all ranks during the operations in Crete 20-31 May.  With no regard for his personal safety he worked unceasingly to maintain the Suda Sector communications. He was always ready to volunteer for any special despatch riding however hazardous. His work at all times was of the highest order [3].
[1] CWGC
[2] London Gazette 35477, page 1054.
[3] National Archives file WO373/47/127.
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