Maurice Cadell
John Robertson

Maurice Cadell

Maurice Alexander Gordon Cadell
born 24.11.1913 Chelsea,London
son of Judge and Mrs (nee Gordon-Shaw) Cadell
aircraft engineer student
qualified as pilot 24.4.1934 London Aeroplane Club (Flying Certicate 11827)
Grand Prix racing driver 1936
General O'Duffy's Irish Brigade (Spanish Civil War) 1936-39
enlisted 26.10.1939 Mill Hill,London
Officer Cadet Training Unit until 19.10.1940
commissioned 2Lt,Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 19.10.1940
service number 151843
WS Lt 19.4.1942
8 Bn Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1942-43
award M.C. for North Africa 1943
T/Captain 28.2.1943
served with SOE (probably 1 Special Force,Italy)
PPA (B Patrol) 14.4.1945 (Lt)
WIA 29.4.1945 Dolo,Italy
Regimental Unemployed List (A&SH) April 1946
joined Ailtiri na hAiseirighe (ultra-Nationalist Movement,Ireland)
married Kathleen Mary Cooney 1941
resided Fair Green,Carrick on Suir,Co.Tipperary,Eire
died 7.7.1951 Ireland from liver failure
Faugheen Graveyard,Carrick on Suir (Cooney Family Plot)
widow remarried Sir Edward Lindsay-Hogg 1957

photo courtesy of Hans Houterman www.unithistories.com
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