RM CDOS Wallis, John Charles (Rev.)

The Shetland Bus
By David J. Howarth
The Greatest Raid of All
By C E Lucas Phillips

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Wallis
  • FORENAME
John Charles (Rev.)
  • UNIT
R.N.V.R. 41 Commando
  • RANK
Chaplain
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Cross
  • PLACE
Salerno,Italy 1943
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born c.1912
grew up Southampton,Hampshire
Cunard Steamship Company (catering department) 1929-34
educated Southampton University College (1 year)
educated St Boniface College,Warminster,Wiltshire September 1934
graduated Duham University (B.A.)
Deacon of Holy Trinity,Trowbridge,Wiltshire 3.3.1939 (2 1/2 years)
Ordained priest 1940
R.N.V.R. 11.6.1941
HMS Drake,Plymouth
7 Bn R.M. 1942
9 Bn R.M.
8 Bn R.M.
41 Commando October 1942
HMS Tyne March 1944-1945
HMS Ariadne 1945
Chaplain,University College,Duham 1948
rector,St Martin's,Wareham,Dorset (retired 1979 to Blandford,Dorset)
married Ruth 4.5.1946 (died 2016) (2 daughters Sarah and Jane)
author of With God's Blessing and a Green Beret:A Pilgrimage (1994)
died 13.12.1992
 
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