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ALLENDER, James

Sgt James Allender MM and bar 6 Commando
Sergeant
4614105
No 6 Commando
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Sergeant James Allender, 101 Troop, was awarded a bar to his Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service on 26 February 1943 during the Battle of Steamroller Farm at El Aroussa, Tunisia [1].
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ALMONDS, John Edward

Sergeant (later Second Lieutenant )
2655648
No 8 Commando
SAS
Coldstream Guards
Bristol Police Force
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
John Almonds, a Reservist of the Coldstream Guards, joined the Bristol Police Force in 1936. In December 1939 he was a Police Constable, married, and residing at 15 York Street, Bristol, when re-called to his Regiment [1][1a].

BARNES, George

George Barnes MM Special Boat Section
Company Sergeant Major (later Lieutenant)
2617252
No 8 Commando
SBS
Grenadier Guards
King's Regiment
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Sergeant George Barnes was selected for the new Folbot Troop commanded by Captain Roger Courtney which would later become No.1 Special Boat Section.

COUTTS, John Davies

Corporal
4746052
52ME Commando
York and Lancaster Regiment
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Corporal John Coutts was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service during his escape from a Prisoner of War Ca

GILMOUR, John

Sergeant John Gilmour SBS
Sergeant
976483
No 6 Commando
SBS
Royal Artillery
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Sergeant John Gilmour enlisted into the 79th (Scottish Horse) Regiment RA in May 1940. Volunteering for special service, he joined the 5th Special Service Battalion in November 1940.

LEECH, John Ernest

Jack Leech MM 3 Comando
John 'Jack' Leech MM and bar
Sergeant (later Company Sergeant Major)
5948937
No 3 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Private John Leech was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service in 1943 at Calabria, Italy [1][1a]
Military Medal

PEACHEY, Frederick

Fred Peachey MM and bar
Lance Sergeant
3654154
No 2 Commando
No 4 Independent Company
South Lancashire Regiment
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Lance Sergeant Frederick Peachey from Warrington served with the Independent Companies and No 2 Commando. 
  • 27 December 1941 Pte. Peachey was one of the No.2 Commando detachment who took part in Operation Archery at Vaagso.

POMFORD, Douglas

Sergeant
3456406
No 11 Commando
SBS
South Lancashire Regt (Prince of Wales Volunteers)
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Corporal Douglas Pomford joined the S.B.S. from No. 11 Commando. He was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field [1].
 

TAIT, Duncan Robert

Duncan Robert Tait 11 Commando
Corporal (Acting Sergeant)
2888693
No 11 Commando
SAS
London Scottish The Gordon Highlanders
Military Medal (MM)
Bar to the Military Medal
Lance Corporal Bob Tait, No.11 Commando 8 Troop [image in gallery], attached to Layforce, was awarded the Military Medal [1] in recognition of gallant and distinguished conduct during operations at Litani River, Syria, 9/10 June 1941 [2].

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