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March-Phillipps, Gustavus Henry "Gus"

Date of birth:
1908
Date of death:
September 12th, 1942 (Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes, Frankrijk)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves St. Laurent-sur-Mer
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF), Combined Operations Headquarters, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
1942
Awarded for:
Operation Aquatint
March-Phillips, reported missing, was recommended for a bar to the DSO for his leadership, approved by Lord Mountbatten. After his death had been confirmed he was awarded a mention in dispatches, in place of the DSO which was not awarded posthumously.
Mentioned in Despatches

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