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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
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    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 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
  7. 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...
  8. 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
  9. SAS Bennett, George

    SURNAMEBennett FORENAMEGeorge UNIT2 SAS RANKTrooper NUMBER AWARDCroix de Chevalier du Merite Combattant SR (France) PLACEawarded 1976 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONparent unit Army Air Corps
  10. SAS Barnes, Brian Ormonde

    SURNAME Barnes FORENAME Brian Ormonde ("Barney" or "Bob") UNIT 2 SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER 57468 AWARD King Haakon VII Freedom Medal (Norway) PLACE Norway 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 16.08.1923, Camberly, Surrrey father in Royal Artillary during WW1 mother died from TB...
  11. SAS Baillie, Simon E.H.

    SURNAMEBaillie FORENAMESimon E.H. UNIT2 SAS (B Squadron) RANKMajor NUMBER AWARDMention in Despatches PLACENormandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONparent unit Army Air Corps former Grenadier Guards 2 SAS 1943-44 POW 23.8.1944
  12. SAS Arnold, George Edward

    SURNAME Arnold FORENAME George Edward UNIT 2 SAS RANK Lance Corporal NUMBER 832141 AWARD Military Medal PLACE Italy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps
  13. SAS Bateman, Charles John Reidel (Fan)

    [ PHANTOM ENTRY ] SURNAME Bateman FORENAME Charles John Reidel (Fan) UNIT F Squadron GHQ Liaison Regiment,R.A.C. (attached 2 SAS) RANK Rifleman NUMBER 6853044 DATE OF DEATH 11th August 1944 AGE 31 GRAVESITE Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery,Essex Sec.h Grave 1686 ADDITIONAL...
  14. SAS Widdrington, Edward Antony Fitzherbert (Tony)

    SURNAME Widdrington FORENAME Edward Antony Fitzherbert (Tony) UNIT 2 SAS RANK Major NUMBER 63144 DATE OF DEATH 20th January 1944 AGE 29 GRAVESITE Assisi War Cemetery,Italy X.C.8 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards,R.A.C. born India...
  15. SAS Whately-Smith, Anthony Robert (Andy)

    SURNAME Whately-Smith FORENAME Anthony Robert (Andy) UNIT 2 SAS (HQ Squadron) RANK Major NUMBER 113612 DATE OF DEATH 25th November 1944 AGE 29 GRAVESITE Durnbach War Cemetery,Germany 3.K.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born 1915 son of the...
  16. SAS Reynolds, Maurice Joseph

    SURNAME Reynolds FORENAME Maurice Joseph UNIT 2 SAS RANK Guardsman NUMBER 2718228 DATE OF DEATH 11th December 1943 AGE 30 GRAVESITE Bari War Cemetery,Italy XIV.E.35 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Irish Guards born Republic of Ireland resided Republic of Ireland ops...
  17. SAS Reynolds, Denis Bingham

    SURNAME Reynolds FORENAME Denis Bingham UNIT 2 SAS (HQ Squadron - 2-in-Command) RANK Major NUMBER 130586 DATE OF DEATH 25th November 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Durnbach War Cemetery,Germany 3.K.5 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps born Gloucestershire resided...
  18. SAS Pinckney, Philip Hugh

    SURNAME Pinckney FORENAME Philip Hugh UNIT 2 SAS RANK Captain NUMBER 100670 DATE OF DEATH 7th September 1943 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Florence War Cemetery,Italy II.E.17 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Artillery born Berkshire son of John Robert Hugh and Winifred...
  19. SAS Pinci, Michele Arthur Kennedy

    SURNAME Pinci FORENAME Michele Arthur Kennedy UNIT 2 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 284101 DATE OF DEATH 11th September 1944 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Clichy Northern Cemetery,France Plot 16 Row 13 Grave 13 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps former Royal...
  20. SAS Morris, Alfred Dayrell

    SURNAME Morris FORENAME Alfred Dayrell UNIT 2 SAS (C Squadron) RANK Captain NUMBER 157339 DATE OF DEATH 29th April 1945 AGE 32 GRAVESITE Hamburg Cemetery,Germany 2A.H.6 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Army Air Corps former London Scottish (Donside) former Army...
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