SAS Jellicoe, George Patrick John Rushworth,2nd Earl

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Jellicoe
  • FORENAME
George Patrick John Rushworth,2nd Earl
  • UNIT
L Detachment SAS + Special Boat Squadron (Commanding Officer)
  • RANK
Lieutenant + Captain (T/Major)
  • NUMBER
124546
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order,Military Cross,Mention in Despatches,etc
  • PLACE
North Africa 1942 (DSO) SBS Ops 1943 (MC,MiD)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 3 Bn Coldstream Guards
born 4.4.1918
only son of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe
educated Winchester and Trinity College,Cambridge
8 Commando 1941-42 (Lt)
L Detachment SAS 1942 (Lt)
1 SAS (HQ) 1942-43 (Cap)
Special Boat Squadron (CO) 1943-Dec.1944 (Maj + LtCol)
Staff College,Haifa Dec.1944-45
foreign office 1946-58
politician including Leader of the House of Lords
married Patricia Christine O'Kane 1944 (4 children) (divorced 1966) (died 2012)
married Philippa Dunne 1966 (3 children)
one other son
foreign awards
Legion d'Honneur,Officer (France)
Croix de Guerre (France)
Military Cross (Greece)
died 22.2.2007
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The Scourge of Soho: The Controversial Career of SAS Hero Detective Sergeant Harry Challenor MM
Stirling Work: The True Story of the Original SAS
General Salutes a Soldier
Special Boat Squadron
Special Ops Heroes
Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met
Gentleman Jim: The Wartime Story of a Founder of the SAS
SAS with the Maquis
Parachute Padre
SAS: Rogue Heroes - The Authorized Wartime History
The SAS in World War II: An Illustrated History
Jock Lewes - Co-Founder of the SAS
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