SOE Worrall, Philip Anthony

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By C E Lucas Phillips
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By James Donahue

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
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