DENHAM, Joah Selwyn
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Corporal Joah Denham was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service during operations at Cape Spartivento, Italy, between 27 August and 5 September 1943 .
30 August 1944 granted an Immediate Emergency Commission as Second Lieutenant .
Joah Denham volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942. In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing in Conging Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire .
Post war member of the Commando Association from Birchwood, Lincs. They list his final rank as Captain and that he also served in 1 Commando Brigade HQ .
 London Gazette 36349, page 519.
 National Archives file WO373/4/315.
 London Gazette 36754, page 4799.
 The 1939 Register covering Horncastle.
 Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 106 (1998)
First name spelt as on sources . Shown as Joab in  and Joseph in .
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