22 SAS Crooke, Ian Warren Thomson

Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met
By Harold Challenor MM, Alfred Draper

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Crooke
  • FORENAME
Ian Warren Thomson
  • UNIT
B Squadron (C.O.)
  • RANK
Major
  • NUMBER
471240
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order
  • PLACE
Gambia 1981
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit King's Own Scottish Borderers
born 13.03.1942, London, UK
father Colonel Frederick Crooke
mother Shona Thompson
educated Wellington College
educated Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
1962 commissioned KOSB
Borneo 1960s (2Lt)
22 SAS 1970s-1985
D Squadron (17 Troop), B Squadron, HQ Squadron (2IC), B Squadron (C.O.)
1972 married Susan Godby (divorced) (3 children)
1990 married Lesley Lock
1986 left Army, worked KAS International (formed along with David Stirling)
died 17.05.2022 (Aged 80)
 
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DSO Award dated 2 June 1982, published in London Gazette (10 May 1996).
 

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