AYLETT, Basil McGonigle

Known as: 
Troop Sergeant Major
40RM Commando
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
CH/X 1409
Basil Aylett MM
Acting Sergeant Basil Aylett was awarded the Military Medal [1] for gallant and distinguished services in operations with 40RM Commando leading to the capture of Termoli.
He was wounded and upon recovery was posted to 45RM Commando and promoted Troop Sergeant Major of  'B' Troop [2].  In this new role he received a Mention in Despatches for good services with the 21st Army Group [3].
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 36367, page 687 [8/2/1944]
[2] + [image] A Plain Russet Coated Captain author Capt. John Day.
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 37251, page 4440 [31/8/1945].

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