British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards record example

British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards

Records: 585 · Complete: 100%

A comprehensive record of the gallantry of a force that numbered some 10,000 at its peak and fought in virtually every theatre of war during WWII in actions ranging from small engagements to pitched battles. Included are details of 10 Victoria Crosses, 32 Distinguished Service Orders, 135 Military Crosses, 46 Distinguished Conduct Medals, and 289 Military Medals, with full citations where published in the London Gazette.

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"British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards" database with images Fold3 ( accessed October 23, 2021)

Publication Title
British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards
Total Records
585 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
Naval and Military Press logoNaval and Military Press
Published on Fold3
23 Mar 2017
Last Updated
23 Mar 2017
A record of the the gallantry awards won by British Commandos of WWII.