22 SAS Salmon, John Reginald

The Nazi Hunters
By Damien Lewis

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Salmon
  • FORENAME
John Reginald
  • UNIT
HQ (Second-in-Command)
  • RANK
T/Major
  • NUMBER
87313
  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
Malaya 1954 (Op.Sword)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Artillery
born 22.04.1920 Syston, Leicestershire, UK
educated St. Edwards, Oxford
BEF took part in Dunkirk evacuation
awarded MC WW2 serving "V" Force in Burma
postwar WW2 4 Field Regiment (RHA) in BAOR and North Africa
1954 22 SAS
former CO B Squadron
1961 retired Army
preparatory school master
operated Ships chandlery, Blakeney and Aldeburgh
gamekeeper
moved Devon
head warden National Trust
wife Billie Moore (married 1948) (2 sons, 1 daughter)
died 29.04.2007 (Aged 87)
 
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