FSSF Akehurst, John Fenton Richardson (Jack)

Heroines of SOE
By Beryl E. Escott

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Akehurst
  • FORENAME
John Fenton Richardson (Jack)
  • UNIT
1 Regiment (Commanding Officer)
  • RANK
Lieutenant Colonel
  • NUMBER

  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order
  • PLACE
Island of Oort Gros
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Canada
born 28.02.1908, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
from Kirkland Lake, Ontario
21.04.1930 married Mary Lucinda (nee Wingrove) (1906-2002)
2 children
former Algonquin Regiment and 1st Special Service Bn (C.O.)
awarded Mention in Despatches with Algonquin Regiment
2 Bn 1 Regiment
C.O. 2 Regiment
C.O. 1 Regiment
died 09.09.1989 (Aged 81) Tucson, Arizona, USA
cremated
 
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