Oflag X-C (10C), Lubeck, Germany

Commando Veterans Archive Header

There may be content on individuals that is not listed here. If you do not find a name use the different Search options within the Site. Contact the Archive to have a name included.

Displaying 1 - 12 of 12

BOND, Edward Alfred

Second Lieutenant
Sherwood Foresters

28.03.1941 Geneifa, Second Lieutenant 'A' Company of 'D' Bn Layforce
---.06.1941 prisoner of war Crete. 
52 Middle East Commando War Diary 28/3/1941 (List of 'D' Bn Layforce Officers).
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/2.

BORWICK, Michael George

Temporary Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel)
50ME Commando
Royal Scots Greys, Royal Armoured Corps
Mentioned in Despatches
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
  • 25 February 1941, Kastelorizzo, Captain, 50 Middle East Commando, engaged in Operation Abstention [1].
  • 28 March 1941, Geneifa, Captain, 'C' Company, 'D' Bn., Layforce [2].

FLOOD, John Alexander Mackintosh

Temporary Captain (later Major)
No 7 Commando
King's Own Scottish Borderers, 7th Bn.
Captain John Alexander Mackintosh Flood was captured 1 June 1941 during operations in Crete. Postgraduate student enlisted 30 September 1939. Resided Streatham, London. Remained in service post war. Transferred to the Royal Army Educational Corps, promoted Major. Retired 30 September 1962.

JONES, Richard Babington

Lieutenant (later Major)
52ME Commando
Staffordshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps
Royal Artillery
Territorial Efficiency Medal
09.03.1940 commissioned Second Lieutenant, Staffordshire Yeomanry [1].
01.11.1940 (Second Lieutenant) posted to 52 Middle East Commando at Geneifa [2].
28.03.1941 serving in 'D' Company, 52 Middle East Commando [2].

LYMBERY, John Graham

Sherwood Foresters 1st Bn.
Lieutenant John Lymbery from Dulwich, London, was captured 1 June 1941 during operations in Crete whilst attached to 'D' Bn., Layforce. He remained in captivity for the rest of the war. Enlisted 20 April 1938 whilst a Medical Student at the University of London. Embarked for the Middle East.

MILLER, Ean Creighton

Second Lieutenant
50ME Commando
King's Royal Rifle Corps
22.06.1940 commissioned Second Lieutenant [1].
28.03.1941 Second Lieutenant, 'A' Company 'D' Bn. Layforce at Geneifa [1a].
25-28.05.1941 wounded during operations at Kastellorizzo [2][2a]. 

MOORE, William Charles Henry

43RM Commando
Royal Marines
William Charles Henry Moore, an Artist from Pembrokeshire, enlsited into the Royal Marines on 4 September 1941. On 4 June 1944 Marine Moore, now serving in 43RM Commando, was captured during operations on Brac island in the former Yugoslavia (operation Flounced).

RUSSO, James Anthony

Lieutenant (later Captain)
Royal Armoured Corps, 3rd Hussars
26.07.1939, commissioned Second Lieutenant 3rd Hussars from General List TA (University Candidate) with seniority 27 January 1938 [1]. 
01.01.1941, promoted Lieutenant, 3rd Hussars [1a].

SANDBACH, Cecil Emerson

Cecil Sandbach
Lieutenant (later Honorary Captain)
Cheshire Regiment
03.11.1940, O.C.T.U. commissioned Second Lieutenant, Cheshire Regiment [1].
28.03.1941, Second Lieutenant, 'B' Company 'D' Bn., Layforce at Geneifa [2].
01.06.1941, Lieutenant, prisoner of war, Crete [3][3a][3b][3c].

YOUNG, George Alan Dawson

Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
52ME Commando
50ME Commando
Royal Engineers
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Colonel George Alan Dawson Young R.E., was the Commanding Officer of 50 Middle East Commando until November 1940 when he assumed  command of 52 Middle East Commando after its former commanding officer, Harry Fox-Davies, was taken ill.

Ask Questions / Add Information / Add Photos

Use the Archive Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now]
Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's].
Contact the Archive via the [contact form].
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.