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Mellis, James

Service number:
2693943
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Trooper
Unit:
No. 4 Commando, Combined Operations Headquarters, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1942
Awarded for:
Operation Abercrombie
Received in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the successful Combined Operations on the enemy occupied coast in the Boulogne area.

Received in relation to the attack near Hardelot during the night of April 21st/22nd, 1942.
Mentioned in Despatches

Sources

  • - Letter of Recommendation for the Raid on Hardelot, 30th May 1942
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 3rd July 1942, Issue 35620, dated 7th July 1942

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