PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Young, Peter (Service number: 77254)
Date of birth: July 28th, 1915 (Kensington/London, Great Britain)
Date of death:  September 13th, 1988 (TewkesburyGloucestershire, Great Britain)
Nationality:  British
     
MILITARY CROSS (MC)
Rank: Temporary Captain
Unit: No. 3 Commando, Combined Operations
Awarded on: April 3rd, 1942
Awarded for: Operation Archery
Action: For "gallant and distinguished services" in the Vaagso raid.
 
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER (DSO)
Rank: Temporary Major
Unit: No. 3 Commando, Combined Operations
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1942
Awarded for: Operation Jubilee
Action: For "gallant and distinguished services" in the Dieppe Raid.
 
     
MILITARY CROSS (MC)
Rank: Temporary Major
Unit: No. 3 Commando, Combined Operations
Awarded on: October 21st, 1943
Awarded for: Operation Husky
Action: For "gallant and distinguished services in Sicily".
 
     
MILITARY CROSS (MC)
Rank: Temporary Major
Unit: No. 3 Commando, Combined Operations
Awarded on: January 13th, 1944
Action: In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
Details: Third MC awarded as second bar for on the ribbon of the first MC.
 
     
1939-1945 STAR
 
     
AFRICA STAR
 
     
ITALY STAR
 
     
FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR
 
     
DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-1945
 
     
WAR MEDAL 1939-1945
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Second Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 35510 published on the 31 March 1942
- Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 35729 published on the 2 October 1942
- Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36217 published on the 19 October 1943
- Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36327 published on the 11 January 1944
- Unit Histories
- YOUNG, Peter (Brig) | Commando Veterans Archive
- Picture with awards
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