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HARDEN, LCpl. Henry Eric, VC

Lance Corporal Henry Eric Harden VC
Original grave of LCpl Harden VC
Lance Corporal
45RM Commando
Royal Army Medical Corps
Victoria Cross (VC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Henry Eric Harden died during operations in the Brachterbeek area of Holland. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.
London Gazette of 9th March, 1945.

NEWMAN, Lt Col. Augustus Charles, VC

Col. Newman VC, 2 Commando
Augustus Charles Newman VC
Lieutenant Colonel
No 2 Commando
No 3 Independent Company
Essex Regiment
Victoria Cross (VC)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Territorial Decoration (TD)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Mentioned in Despatches
Order of the Legion of Honour (France)
Croix de Guerre (France)
Lt. Colonel Augustus Charles Newman, Officer Commanding No 2 Commando, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry whilst Military Force Commander of Operation Chariot, St. Nazaire. He was a prisoner of war after the raid.

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