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ALLEN, Reginald Arthur

Reg Allen 8 Commando
No 8 Commando
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Served in the Folbot Troop and No.1 Special Boat Section. Reported missing at sea later found to be a prisoner of war after a raid on shipping at Benghazi Harbour on 21 July 1941. Post war member of the Commando Association.


No 8 Commando
Army Air Corps
Coldstream Guards
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private James Blakeney was killed in action in Germany serving in 'A' Squadron, 1st Special Air Service. Son of James and Ada Blakeney, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.

MACRAE, Philip

Lance Bombardier
No 11 Commando
Royal Artillery
Philip Macrae, a Gamekeeper from Eskadale, Invernesshire, enlisted into the Royal Artillery on 7 November 1939. After volunteering he was later attached to No.11 (Scottish) Commando and embarked with them for the Middle East as part of Layforce.


Lance Corporal
No 2 Commando
Royal Fusiliers
Henry Phillips enlisted into the Royal Fusiliers on 17 July 1940, civilian occupation Tunneller. He later volunteered for the Commandos and was part of Force X, a detachment of 4 Officers and some 60 OR's formed December 1940 from volunteers within 'B' Company No.1 Special Service Battalion.

RAISBECK, Robert Douglas Grant

No 4 Independent Company
Independent Companies and Special Service Battalions
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders (Liverpool Scottish)
Corporal Robert Raisbeck was reported missing, later found to have been taken prisoner of war on 30 July 1941.He served with No.4 Independent Company and 'B' Company No.1 Special Service Battalion (later No.2 Commando).

RODGER, Thomas Buchanan White

No 7 Commando
Royal Engineers
Mentioned in Despatches
Thomas Rodger, a Sales Supervisor from Glasgow, enlisted into the Royal Engineers Reserve on 30 January 1936. Called to the Colours on 30 August 1939. Attached to 3 Special Service Battalion on 11 November 1940. Attached No.7 Commando on 31 January 1941*.

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