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Craig Robertson

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Some Operations and War Diaries added to the site. I've typed them from National Archive releases and some copies quite hard to read so possible place name, or typing errors. Let me know if any changes required.
  • OPERATIONS

RM CDOS  Operation Flounced

OPERATION FLOUNCED No1 TOP SECRET 40 R.M. COMMANDO Report on Operation "FLOUNCED" REF. Map YUGOSLAVIA - 1/100,000, Sheet 109. Friday, 2nd June 1944. 2115 hours Orders received to embark at VIS by 2230 hours. 2245 hours H.Q., A, Q & Y Troops mustered at VIS. 2330 hours Embarked in L.C.I...

RM CDOS  Operation Jubilee

OPERATION JUBILEE From the war diary: Report on Events on 19 Aug 42, off Dieppe of A. Coy, Royal Marine Commando by Capt. P. W. C. Hellings, D.S.C. R.M. Statement by O.C. 'B' Coy, Capt. R.K.Devereaux, R.M. Statement by Ply.x. 2505 Cpl. W.J.Harvey. Report on Events on 19 Aug 42, off Dieppe by...
Operation Speedwell

SAS  Operation Speedwell

INDEX SUMMARY. 1. Planning 2. Dropping 3. Summary of Operation 4. Damage Inflicted 5. Casualties REPORTS. 1. Report by Lieutenant Bell 2. Report by Sgt. Daniels 3. Report by Cpl. Tomasso 4. Precis of Report by Sgt. Robinson OPERATION SPEEDWELL 1. PLANNING. This operation was planned against...
  • WAR DIARIES

RM CDOS  40 Commando 1942

Source : National Archives ADM 202/87 Note i have added 'Roll of Honour' and 'Awards' to each year of the diary. Please let me know if any typing errors or errors to the text found. PLACE DATE HOUR SUMMARY OF INFORMATION REMARKS London 4 Feb 42 a.m. Capt.P.W.C.Hellings. D.S.C., detached...
 

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  • OPERATIONS

RM CDOS  Operation Roast

This operation report is taken from 40 RM War Diary, so is their role in operation. Objectives and Tasks 40 R.M. Cdo (i) To carry out feint aslt crossing of F. RENO on orders from Bde, simultaneously with attack by 9 Cdo. (ii) To provide two Tps in area 637556 in immediate mob res. (iii) To...
  • WAR DIARIES

PPA  No.1 Demolition Squadron 1944

Source : National Archive WO 170/3962B Note i did not include the 'Hour' or 'Reference to Appendices' column on some months as not used. Also 'Roll of Honour' and 'Awards' pages not included in the original diary. I added them as summary for year and refernce.
 
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  • WAR DIARIES

PPA  No.1 Demolition Squadron 1945

Source : National Archives WO170/7362 Note i did not include the 'Hour' or 'Reference to Appendices' column on some months as not used. Also 'Roll of Honour' and 'Awards' pages not included in the original diary. I added them as summary for year and refernce.

RM CDOS  45 Commando 1943

Source : National Archives DEFE 2/51 I have only included selected appendices. Note i have added 'Roll of Honour' and 'Awards' to each year of the diary. Please let me know if any typing errors or errors to the text found.
 

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Another couple added:
  • WAR DIARIES

RM CDOS  40 Commando 1945

Source : National Archives ADM 202/87 Note i have added 'Roll of Honour' and 'Awards' to each year of the diary, the awards section is not fully completed. If an Appendix is added then i have listed it in bold in the 'Appendices' column. Please let me know if any typing errors or errors to the...
  • OPERATIONS

RM CDOS  Operation Impact

40 ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO OPERATION 'IMPACT' Ref Map :- ITALY 1:50,000 (Sheet 89 IV ALPHONSINE) GENERAL. Operation 'Impact' was carried out by 169 In Bde with tk and arty spt. The op commenced on the night of 10 Apr 45. 40 RM Cdo were to move under cover of darkness along the ARGINE running...
 
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