JEDBURGH Guthrie, Duncan D.

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Guthrie
  • FORENAME
Duncan D.
  • UNIT
S.O.E. Jedburgh Team Harry
  • RANK
T/Captain
  • NUMBER
239306
  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
France 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
born 1.10.1911 London
Finnish Army October 1939
Royal Canadian Artillery
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (officer) 1943
Jedburghs 1944
codename Denby
Burma 1945 (broke leg on landing) (Major)
set up charity postwar when his 18 month old daughter Janet was diagnosed with polio.
National Fund for Poliomyelitis
later Action Research for the Crippled Child
Action Medical Research 2003
awarded O.B.E. 1976
married Prue Holloway 1949 (3 children)
died 12.10.1994 Amberley,West Sussex
 
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