CANADIAN PARA Noval, William

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Noval
  • FORENAME
William
  • UNIT
B Company
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
B/28910
  • AWARD
Military Medal
  • PLACE
Normandy 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
name shows William Novel at National Archives
mm announced London Gazette 31.08.1944
 

CITATION:

Military Medal : At Le Mesnil on 8 JUN 1944 in a Coy attack this man with his Bren gun and a sniper were detached to give covering fire to his section crossing open ground to objective. When Coy were counter attacked he and sniper were cut off but kept fighting and finally found their way in to Coy position. 25 dead Germans were accounted for by him and sniper.

Recommended by Lt Col G F P Bradbrooke

WEB LINKS:

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C9036671
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