BURFORD, Norman Alan
Honours & Awards:
Corporal Norman Burford was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the Field . This occurred during No.7 Commando's rearguard action on Crete. On 2 June 1941 he was reported missing; found to have been taken prisoner and later transported to Stalag 383 [2a].
 London Gazette 37616, page 3115.
 Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/28.
[2a] POW Lists / National Archives file WO392/1.
Notes Source at  above shows his unit as No. 3 SS Bn. This Unit was formed by merging No 4 and 7 Commandos. It was short lived and by Feb 1941 the units had been redesignated back to individual Commando units. However in the interim period on the 31st January 1941, all of No 7 Commando, with some men from No 4 Commando, had sailed for the Middle East as part of Layforce [view]
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