WILSON, Alistair, D.

Known as: 
Willie
Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Honorary Captain)
Unit/Base: 
9 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Seaforth Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
90933
Honours & Awards: 
Lieutenant Alistair Wilson was one of the commando contingent who embarked on Motor Launch ML 443 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire 28 March 1942 [1].
  • Evacuated back to the UK, he rejoined No.9 Commando and in 1943 received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations in Italy [2]
  • 16 April 1965 granted honorary rank of Captain [3].

Sources
[1] St Nazaire Society website.
[2] London Gazette 36886, page 328.
[3] London Gazette 43626, page 3773.

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