RM CDOS Blake, Alfred Lapthorne

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Blake

  • FORENAME
Alfred Lapthorne

  • UNIT
Major

  • RANK
R.M. HQ 2 Special Service Brigade (Staff Captain plus Brigade Major)

  • NUMBER

  • AWARD
Military Cross

  • PLACE
Dalmatian Islands 1944

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
R.M. (SB no.94)
born 6.10.1915 Gosport,Hampshire
educated Dauntsey's School,Wiltshire
educated London University 1933-June 1938
solicitor
commissioned R.M. (2Lt)
Army staff College,Camberley
HQ 2 SS Brigade
45 Commando (2IC) December 1944-45
demobilised February 1946
joined Blake Lapthor,Portsmouth law firm 1948
retired as Senior Partner 1985 (Consultant 1999)
Director of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme 1967
Director + Vice-President of Portsmouth Football Club
appointed C.V.O. 1975 and K.C.V.O. 1979
married Beatrice Nellthorp 1940 (died 1967) (2 sons)
married Alison Kelsey Dick 1969
died 17.11.2013
 
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