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The Tartan Pimpernel
By Donald Currie Caskie
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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. 2 SAS (HQ Squadron) 1945

    2 SAS (HQ Squadron) 1945

    Source : Maureen (Daughter of Gordon Stringer) Gordon Stringer 8th from left on top row
  3. Gordon Stringer

    Gordon Stringer

    Gordon Stringer born 14.09.1917, Plymouth, Devon Service Number : 13030072 Parent Unit : Royal Ulster Rifles 2 SAS (H.Q. Squadron) Philipsville, North Africa Monkton, Prestwick, 1944 Source : Maureen / Daughter
  4. SAS McConnell, David

    SURNAME McConnell FORENAME David UNIT former 2 SAS RANK Private NUMBER 3318800 DATE OF DEATH 22nd December 1945 AGE 27 GRAVESITE Hamburg Cemetery,Germany 1A.G.11 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born Kilmarnock,Ayrshire wife resided 68 Gilfoot,Newmilns,Ayrshire South Staffordshire...
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    SAS The sad Passing of David Eyton Jones

    Sadly David has passed on as I have just been told by Matteo over in Italy. I only met him once to discuss him memories of operation Tombola and have to say never have I met a more forthcomming and welcoming host. A true Gentleman and a very funny man. His sight was failing when I met him but...
  6. SAS Herstell, Ernest Maxwell

    SURNAME Herstell FORENAME Ernest Maxwell UNIT 2 SAS RANK Gunner NUMBER 14317992 DATE OF DEATH 29th May 1943 AGE 27 GRAVESITE Medjez-el-Bab Memorial,Tunisia Face 7 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Artillery born Manchester son of Frank and Florence Herstell husband...
  7. SAS Williams, Edward

    SURNAME Williams FORENAME Edward UNIT 2 SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 777958 AWARD Mention in Despatches, Croix de Guerre with Silver Star (Fr) PLACE France 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born 6.11.1909 07.12.1935 married Elsie May (nee Pearson) in...
  8. SAS White, James MacDonald

    SURNAME White FORENAME James MacDonald UNIT 2 SAS RANK Warrant Officer Second Class NUMBER 5498696 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps
  9. SAS Walker-Brown, Robert (Bob)

    SURNAME Walker-Brown FORENAME Robert (Bob) UNIT 2 SAS (3 Squadron) RANK Captain (T/Major) NUMBER 74210 AWARD Distinguished Service Order PLACE Italy 1944-45 (Op.Gallia) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born 9.4.1919 Royal Engineers (T.A.) (2Lt) 1939 2 Bn...
  10. SAS Sumnall, John

    SURNAMESumnall FORENAMEJohn UNIT2 SAS (3 Squadron) RANKCorporal NUMBER2376030 AWARDMention in Despatches PLACEItaly 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONparent unit Army Air Corps
  11. SAS Shaw, Bertram John

    SURNAME Shaw FORENAME Bertram John UNIT 2 SAS RANK Corporal NUMBER 14586565 AWARD Croix de Guerre (Fr) PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 14.11.1924, Rochester, Kent parent unit Army Air Corps former Essex Regiment holder D.C.M. died 08.03.1983
  12. SAS Robinson, Joseph Henry (Tim)

    SURNAME Robinson FORENAME Joseph Henry (Tim) UNIT 2 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Sergeant NUMBER 894174 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born Hungerford,Berkshire 145 (Berkshire Yeomanry) Field...
  13. SAS Nesling, Alexander Arthur

    SURNAME Nesling FORENAME Alexander Arthur UNIT 2 SAS RANK Captain NUMBER 162566 AWARD King Haakon VII Freedom Medal (Norway) PLACE Norway 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born 04.01.1904, Suffolk, England 1925 married Edith Jane Tipple died 09.1973...
  14. SAS Mitchell, Peter

    SURNAME Mitchell FORENAME Peter UNIT 2 SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 2698385 AWARD Distinguished Conduct Medal PLACE Italy 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps
  15. SAS Greville-Bell, Anthony (Tony)

    SURNAME Greville-Bell FORENAME Anthony (Tony) UNIT 2 SAS RANK Lieutenant (T/Captain) NUMBER 190033 AWARD Distinguished Service Order PLACE Italy 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Engineers born 7.3.1920 Sydney,N.S.W.,Australia son of Captain W.E.G. Bell educated...
  16. SAS Daniels, George Douglas (Bebe)

    SURNAME Daniels FORENAME George Douglas (Bebe) UNIT 2 SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 5887507 AWARD Military Medal PLACE Italy 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps resided Derby L Detachment SAS 1942 1 SAS 1942-43 2 SAS 1943-45 died July 2003
  17. SAS Cook, Frank Thomas Victor

    SURNAME Cook FORENAME Frank Thomas Victor UNIT 2 SAS RANK Sapper NUMBER 1892756 AWARD Military Medal PLACE NW Europe 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Engineers,attached Army Air Corps POW October 1943 (previous unit)
  18. SAS Colchester, Halsey Sparrowe

    SURNAME Colchester FORENAME Halsey Sparrowe UNIT 2 SAS (A Squadron) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 140612 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps Obituary courtesy of William Oakes Independent.co.uk Obituary: The Rev...
  19. SAS Challenor, Harold Gordon (Tanky)

    SURNAME Challenor FORENAME Harold Gordon (Tanky) UNIT 2 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Lance Corporal NUMBER 7406037 AWARD Military Medal PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps former Royal Army Medical Corps born 16.3.1922 Bradley,Staffordshire...
  20. SAS Carpendale, Brian Maxwell Montague (Chips)

    SURNAME Carpendale FORENAME Brian Maxwell Montague (Chips) UNIT 2 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Captain NUMBER 228677 AWARD Croix de Guerre with vermilion Star (Fr) PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps
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