WAKE, Eric Graham

Known as: 
Dick
Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Acting Major)
Unit / Base: 
2 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
217716
Honours & Awards: 
Eric Graham Wake 2 Commando
Lieutenant Eric Wake was serving in 1 Troop in January 1943 [1].
22 November 1941 commissioned Second Lieutenant [2].
10 August 1944 (Temporary Captain) (The Buffs) wounded in North West Europe [3]
8 November1945 London Gazette ( Acting Major) (The Buffs) announcement of a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North West Europe [4].
 
Sources
[1] Image of No.2 Commando Officers in Gallery with names.
[2] London Gazette 35377, page 7048.
[3] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/7.
[4] London Gazette 37340, page 5444.
[Image] Cropped from 1 Troop photo in Gallery.
 
Notes
Theatre of war @ [3] and [4] suggests he had left No.2 Commando.
 

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