Middle East Commando / 1st Special Service Regiment
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Lt. Col. John Malise Graham, MC, is listed as the senior officer on a roll of Officers serving with Middle East Commando (1st S.S.
04.02.1940 - 110 O.C.T.U. commissioned Second Lieutenant, Yorkshire Hussars.
02.12.1940 attached 51 Middle East Commando.
27.01.1942 attached 1 Special Service Regiment.
Private Mackay was reported missing 14 September 1942 during operations in the Middle East (Tobruk), later found to be a prisoner of war at Camp 70, Monte Urano, Italy. In 1944 it was reported he was no longer a prisoner.
Lance Sergeant William McNinch died during operations at Termoli Italy with the Special Raiding Squadron having left the Commando. A veteran of the Litani River raid he died when a shell hit the truck that he was sitting in.
Private Mitchell was reported missing 14 September 1942 during operations in the Middle East (Tobruk), later found to be a prisoner of war.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/55 and WO417/79.
Dec 40, 52 ME Cdo
Jan 41, wounded