BLACK, Graeme Delamere

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
4 Independent Company
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire
Service: 
Army
Number: 
106240
Died : 
Friday, October 23, 1942
Executed
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Captain Graeme Black DSO, MC, was executed whilst a Prisoner of War. He was one of the seven Commandos of No. 2 Commando who were captured after Operation Musketoon, and later executed under Hitler's Commando Execution Order, at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Berlin, 1942. 
  • Awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in successful combined operations, against the enemy at Vaagso and Maaloy.
  • Awarded the Distinguished Service Order in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field.

Sources
CWGC.
Killing of British POWs Germany after capture in Norway operation Musketoon  / National Archives file WO311/382.
MC : London Gazette 35510, page 1506.
DSO : London Gazette 37349, page 5574.

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