SOE Edgar, James

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Edgar

  • FORENAME
James

  • UNIT
F Section SOE

  • RANK
Sergeant

  • NUMBER

  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches,Croix de Guerre (France)

  • PLACE
France 1944

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Intelligence Corps
born 21.5.1920 Pietersburg,North Transvaal,South Africa
family moved to UK 1927
enlisted August 1940
Gordon Highlanders (3 months)
Intelligence Corps
63 Field Security Section SOE
Small Scale Raiding Force 1942
F Section SOE
codename Cretois
w/t operator
Mission Tilleul
returned to England 23.9.1944
Force 136 SOE 1945 (Burma)
Op.Nation (Team Giraffe)
demobilised 1946
veterinary surgeon,Edinburgh
Department of Agriculture,Perth,Western Australia
still residing Perth 2019 age 99
 
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