SOE Worrall, Philip Anthony

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Worrall
  • FORENAME
Philip Anthony
  • UNIT
Force 133 SOE
  • RANK
Captain (T/Major) + Major
  • NUMBER
77631
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order,Officer of the Order of the British Empire,Member of the Order of the British Empire
  • PLACE
Greece 1943-44 (MBE),Germany 1945 (OBE)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Reconnaissance Corps,South Wales Borderers
born 9.7.1918
educated Wellington and RMC Sandhurst
2 Bn South Wales Borderers (2Lt) 1938
2 Bn 1940-41
56th Divisional Reconnaissance Regiment 1942
SOE 1943-45
D.S.O. 30.8.1945 (Major)
Greece 1943-44
Special Allied Airborne Reconnaissance Force (SAARF) 1945
Assistant Military Attache,Prague postwar
1 Bn South Wales Borderers (Malaya) 1950s
left Army 1958
married Nancy Clair Whelan 1947 (predeceased him) (3 sons)
died 1.11.2006
IMAGES:
 
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Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General
Nancy Wake
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War 1941-45
Soe in France: An Account of the Work of the British Special Operations Executive in France
No Cloak, No Dagger: Allied Spycraft in Occupied France
SOE: Churchill's Secret Agents
The Next Moon
Security and Special Operations: SOE and MI5 During the Second World
Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943
No Small Achievement: Special Operations Executive and the Danish Resistance 1940-1945
Jungle Soldier: The True Story of Freddy Spencer Chapman
Our Man in Malaya: John Davis, CBE, DSO, Force 136 SOE and Postwar Counter-insurgency
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