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FOUCHE, Stefanus Louis

Stefanus Fouche
48RM Commando
44RM Commando
South African Union Defence Force
Lieutenant Stefanus Fouche, South African Forces attached to 48RM Commando 'Y' Troop, was wounded on 6 June 1944 during the Normandy landings and evacuated back to the UK. He rejoined the Commando in August and in November took part in the attack at Walcheren [1].
  • June 1945 Lieutenant Fouche joined 44RM Commando 'A' Troop in the Far East [2].

PRESTON, Martin Luther

Temporary Captain
43RM Commando
South African Union Defence Force
Military Cross (MC)

Captain Martin Preston, S.A.U.D.F attached to 43RM Commando 'A' troop, was awarded the Military Cross for outstanding courage, determination, and devotion to duty in operations during the campaign in Italy.

THOMAS, Thomas

Lt. DC 'Tommy' Thomas MC
45RM Commando
South African Union Defence Force
Military Cross (MC)
Lieutenant Thomas Thomas was seconded to the Royal Marines from the South Africa Union Defence Force.

WEBB, Michael Hinton

No 2 Commando
South African Union Defence Force
Military Cross (MC)
Bar to the Military Cross

Citation for the Bar to his Military Cross for gallantry whilst attached to No 2 Commando during operations at Spilje, Albania on Operation Healing 2:

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