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Young, Peter

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1915 (Kensington/London, Great Britain)
Date of death:
September 13th, 1988 (TewkesburyGloucestershire, Great Britain)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
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.
Military Cross (MC)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
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.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
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)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
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.
Military Cross (MC)

Sources

  • - 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