WEST, Wallace George

Rank: 
Corporal (Acting Temporary Company Sergeant )
Unit / Base: 
40RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X100645
Honours & Awards: 
Acting Sergeant Wallace West was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) for bravery in saving the life of two airmen when an aircraft crashed in a wood.
 
Sources
London Gazette 36001, page 2004 published 4 May 1943.
 
Notes
Acting Sergeant Jacobus Odendaal was also awarded the B.E.M. (see Linked Content below).
 
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