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BRETT, Gerrard

Lieutenant (later Captain)
No 12 Commando
Royal Ulster Rifles
Military Cross (MC)
Lieutenant Brett was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during Operation Chariot at St Nazaire 27/28 March 1942. Wounded on board HMS Campbeltown and later prisoner of war [1][1a][2][2a][4a].

CHANT, Stuart Whitemore

Stuart Chant 5 Commando
Lieutenant (later Honorary Lieutenant Colonel)
No 5 Commando
Gordon Highlanders
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Private (Cadet) Chant, Artists Rifles TA, granted an emergency commission 22 October 1939 rank Second Lieutenant having attended 163rd O.C.T.U. [1]. 
  • October 1940 volunteered for the Army Commandos; attached to No.5 Commando [2].

HOPWOOD, Howell Gaston Lloyd

Lieutenant Howell Hopwood 2 Commando
Lieutenant Hopwood 2 Commando
Lieutenant (later Honorary Captain)
No 2 Commando
Essex Regiment
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Howell Hopwood, 5 Troop, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during the raid on St. Nazaire on the night of 27/28th March, 1942.  Embarked on board HMS Campbeltown; prisoner of war after the raid.

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]. 

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].

SCHOFIELD, Dudley Raymond

Dudley Schofield 2 Commando
Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Colonel)
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No 2 Commando
No 5 Independent Company
Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Territorial Decoration (TD)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Dudley Schofield was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in recognition of gallant and distinguished service. He was one of the Commando contingent that took part in operations from HMS Triumph against the Palermo and Messina railway on the 29/30 August 1941.

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