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Roll of Honour Data Page
(dd mmm yyyy)
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
22 Nov 1942 Commissioned to rank of 2nd Lt.
Joined 591 Antrim Para Sqdn 4 Aug 1943.
Ringway Parachute Training course 81.
Commanded No.2 Troop for the assault on the Merville battery
Taken prisoner of war in June 1944, Oflag 79, Brunswick Lower Saxony. Prisoner No. 378
18 Jan 1947 promoted to Lieutenant (backdated to 22 Dec 1945)
22 June 1950 promoted to Captain
26 Sep 1964 retires at rank of Major on retired pay.
(dd mmm yyyy) Fleet Hampshire
Cemetery / Memorial:
D-day aircraft was C47 Dakota, chalk No.358, from 512 Squadron, RAF. Pilot was fying Officer John D. Shaw.
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