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Aldis, Alec George

Date of death:
June 6th, 1944 (Normandy, France)
Mentioned on:
Plymouth Naval Memorial
Service number:
Po.X.147
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Alec Aldis, by then commissioned as a Lieutenant, went missing in action in Normandy on D-Day.

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 92, Column 1.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Sergeant
Unit:
"S" Royal Marine Composite Battalion, Mobile Base Defence Organization, Creforce, Allied Forces
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1942
Recommendation:
"Suda Sector, Crete.
This NCO has set the finest example to all ranks during the operation in Crete 20th-31st May. With no regard for his personal safety he worked unceasingly to maintain the Suda Sector communications. He was always ready to volunteer for any special despatch riding however hazardous. His work at all times was of the highest order."

Sergeant Aldis was reccommended for the DCM.
Military Medal (MM)

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