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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    Hello everyone, I am an ex 22 SAS and Australian 1 Commando veteran based in Australia. In 2019 prior to Covid I commenced a pilgrimage to visit all the WW II SAS grave sites throughout Europe. In 2022 I will be flying back to France to carry on the pilgrimage. I therefore seek any...
  2. SAS Friedmann, Marcel

    SURNAME Friedmann FORENAME Marcel UNIT 4 SAS (1 Squadron) (attached 1 SAS) RANK Soldat NUMBER FAFL 35982 DATE OF DEATH 6th December 1944 AGE 21 GRAVESITE SAS War Memorial,Sennecey-le-Grand,France ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 2 Regiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes...
  3. SAS Wiseman, John Martin

    SURNAME Wiseman FORENAME John Martin UNIT Special Raiding Squadron (1 Troop) + 1 SAS (A Squadron) RANK Lieutenant + Captain NUMBER 256809 AWARD Military Cross, Croix de Guerre with silver star (Fr) PLACE Sicily 1943 (MC) Normandy 1944 (CdG) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent...
  4. SAS Winter, Thomas William

    SURNAME Winter FORENAME Thomas William UNIT 1 SAS RANK Warrant Officer Second Class NUMBER 108938 AWARD Military Medal PLACE NW Europe 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Service Corps born 01.01.1905 62 Commando (Small Scale Raiding Force) 2 Bn Parachute...
  5. SAS Seekings, Albert Reginald (Reg)

    SURNAME Seekings FORENAME Albert Reginald (Reg) UNIT L Detachment SAS + Special Raiding Squadron (1 Troop) + 1 SAS (A Squadron) RANK Lance Sergeant + Sergeant + Warrant Officer First Class NUMBER 5933155 AWARD Distinguished Conduct Medal,Military Medal,Mention in Despatches...
  6. SAS Pleydell, Malcolm James

    SURNAME Pleydell FORENAME Malcolm James UNIT 1 SAS (HQ - Medical Officer) RANK Captain NUMBER 133658 AWARD Military Cross PLACE North Africa 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Army Medical Corps M.B. 3 Coldstream Guards (M.O.) 1942 L Detachment SAS 6.6.1942 -...
  7. SAS McDonald, Edward

    SURNAME McDonald FORENAME Edward UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 2928608 AWARD Distinguished Conduct Medal PLACE North Africa 1941-42 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Cameron Highlanders (Sgt) parent unit West Yorkshire Regiment (Officer) L Detachment SAS...
  8. SAS Cumper, William John (Bill)

    SURNAME Cumper FORENAME William John (Bill) UNIT 1 SAS (HQ) RANK Lieutenant (T/Captain) NUMBER 202597 AWARD Military Cross PLACE North Africa 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 143 Field Park Squadron, Royal Engineers (7 Armoured Div) resided London L Detachment SAS...
  9. SAS Cooper, John Murdoch

    SURNAME Cooper FORENAME John Murdoch UNIT L Detachment SAS + 1 SAS (HQ Squadron + A Squadron) RANK Lance Sergeant + T/Captain NUMBER 2698113 + 303854 AWARD Distinguished Conduct Medal, Mention in Despatches PLACE North Africa 1942 (DCM) NW Europe 1944-45 (MiD) ADDITIONAL...
  10. SAS Barnby, David G.

    SURNAMEBarnby FORENAMEDavid G. UNIT1 SAS (C Squadron) RANKMajor NUMBER176046 AWARDMention in Despatches PLACENormandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONparent unit Army Air Corps (1944) East Yorkshire Regiment (2Lt) Middle East Commando (A Squadron) (2Lt) 1942 1 SAS 1942-43 (Lieutenant) Special...
  11. SAS Backhouse, Charles R.

    SURNAMEBackhouse FORENAMECharles R. UNIT1 SAS (A Squadron) RANKA/Corporal NUMBER2931647 AWARDMention in Despatches PLACEN.W.Europe 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONparent unit Army Air Corps former Liverpool Scottish Cameron Highlanders in citatation 1 Special Service Regiment and 1 SAS 1942 WIA...
  12. SAS Almonds, John Edward (Gentleman Jim)

    SURNAME Almonds FORENAME John Edward (Gentleman Jim) UNIT L Detachment SAS + 1 SAS (D Squadron) RANK Sergeant + Warrant Officer Second Class NUMBER 2655648 AWARD Military Medal and bar,Croix de Guerre with silver star(Fr) PLACE North Africa 1941(MM) Escaper 1943 (bar) Normandy...
  13. SAS Alcock, John

    SURNAME Alcock FORENAME John UNIT 1 SAS (B Squadron) RANK Squadron Sergeant Major NUMBER 2657449 AWARD Mention in Despatches,Croix de Guerre,with Silver Star (Fr) PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps former Coldstream Guards born 1918...
  14. SAS Russell, Thomas Charles David

    [ SOE ENTRY ] SURNAME Russell FORENAME Thomas Charles David UNIT former Special Interrogaton Group,L Detachment SAS and 1 SAS RANK Captain NUMBER 132235 DATE OF DEATH 4th September 1943 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Bucharest War Cemetery,Romania 2.E.3 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent...
  15. SAS Dodd, Roy George Wortley

    [ PARAS ENTRY ] SURNAME Dodd FORENAME Roy George Wortley UNIT former L Detachment SAS and 1 SAS RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 173559 DATE OF DEATH 20th September 1944 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery,Netherlands 25.A.15 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 1913...
  16. SAS White, Victor Owen

    SURNAME White FORENAME Victor Owen UNIT 1 SAS (B Squadron) RANK Private NUMBER 6011364 DATE OF DEATH 7th July 1944 AGE 26 GRAVESITE Rom Communal Cemetery,France Mil.Plot Row 1 Coll.grave 1-26 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps former Royal Norfolk Regiment...
  17. SAS Spooner, Anthony John

    SURNAME Spooner FORENAME Anthony John UNIT 1 SAS (B Squadron) RANK Private NUMBER 6216295 DATE OF DEATH 7th July 1944 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Rom Communal Cemetery,France Mil.Plot Row 1 Coll.grave 1-26 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born Essex son of John...
  18. SAS Simmons, Eric George

    SURNAME Simmons FORENAME Eric George UNIT 1 SAS (B Squadron) RANK Private NUMBER 124047 DATE OF DEATH 7th July 1944 AGE 26 GRAVESITE Rom Communal Cemetery,France Mil.Plot Row 1 Coll.grave 1-26 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born Kent resided London SE...
  19. SAS Senior, Fred

    SURNAME Senior FORENAME Fred UNIT 1 SAS RANK Lance Sergeant NUMBER 2696965 DATE OF DEATH 15th January 1943 AGE 31 GRAVESITE Enfidaville War Cemetery,Tunisia V.C.19 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 2 Bn Scots Guards born Leeds,Yorkshire resided Glasgow son of Ernest...
  20. SAS Ryland, Sidney Jack

    SURNAME Ryland FORENAME Sidney Jack UNIT 1 SAS (B Squadron) RANK Private NUMBER 5729976 DATE OF DEATH 7th July 1944 AGE 29 GRAVESITE Rom Communal Cemetery,France Mil.Plot Row 1 Coll.grave 1-26 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born Gloucestershire son of...
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