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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 Bunfield, Harold

    SURNAME Bunfield FORENAME Harold UNIT 1 SAS (HQ Squadron) RANK Sergeant NUMBER 552487 AWARD Croix de Guerre with bronze star (Fr) PLACE NW Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Corps of Signals L Det SAS 1942 (Sgt) 1 SAS (D Squadron) 1942-43 (Sgt) 1 SAS (HQ...
  3. SAS Brearton, Anthony (Tony)

    SURNAME Brearton FORENAME Anthony (Tony) UNIT 1 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Trooper NUMBER 4544674 AWARD Croix de Guerre with bronze star (Fr) PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Tank Regiment,R.A.C. promoted Lance Corporal 1945
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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 -...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. SAS Corps, Thomas H. (Tommy)

    SURNAME Corps FORENAME Thomas H. (Tommy) UNIT 1 SAS (HQ,D and A Squadrons) RANK Lance Sergeant NUMBER 861127 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE NW Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born Newcastle-on-Tyne Special Raiding Squadron 1943 (Cpl -...
  12. 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...
  13. SAS Clarke, Frank Cameron

    SURNAME Clarke FORENAME Frank Cameron UNIT 1 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Trooper NUMBER 7014058 AWARD Croix de Guerre,with Palm (Fr) PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps awarded La Croix de Chevalier du Merite Combattant,SR (Fr) 1976
  14. SAS Castelow, Herbert

    SURNAME Castelow FORENAME Herbert UNIT 1 SAS RANK Private NUMBER 3321164 AWARD Military Medal PLACE NW Europe 1944 (Escape and Evasion) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Highland Light Infantry "Costello" in some accounts Served 1944-1945 France, Germany, Norway London...
  15. SAS Bryce, Thomas Cook Roberts

    SURNAME Bryce FORENAME Thomas Cook Roberts UNIT 1 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 301774 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Parachute Regiment born 1919 New Kilpatrick,Dunbartonshire son of John and Rachel Allan (nee...
  16. SAS Brooke-Johnston, St John Carslake

    SURNAME Brooke-Johnston FORENAME St John Carslake UNIT 1 SAS RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 177691 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire PLACE NW Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) served 1 SAS 1942-45
  17. SAS Blackman, Michael John D'Arcy (Mike)

    SURNAME Blackman FORENAME Michael John D'Arcy (Mike) UNIT 1 SAS (HQ Squadron - Intelligence Officer) RANK Lieutenant (T/Captain) NUMBER 71178 AWARD bar to Military Cross PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 1 Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derbyshire...
  18. 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...
  19. SAS Bateman, Leslie Charles

    SURNAME Bateman FORENAME Leslie Charles UNIT 1 SAS (D Squadron) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 302328 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps commissioned 2 Lt Royal Armoured Corps 28.11.1943 (former 7948127 Cadet)
  20. 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...
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