X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Freel, James Michael

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Freel
  • FORENAME
James Michael
  • UNIT
R.N. (HMS Talbot) HM Chariot XVI
  • RANK
Leading Seaman
  • NUMBER
D/JX 149484
  • AWARD
Conspicuous Gallantry Medal
  • PLACE
Palermo 1943 (Op.Principle)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 13.12.1919 Barrow in Furness,Lancashire
1 of 11 children
POW 3.1.1943
escaped,fought with Italian Partisans for a few months and returned to England
award Mention in Despatches for Special Service 1945
died 17.11.1965 Sydney,Australia
 
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