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    INDIAN LONG RANGE DESERT SQUADRON / LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP / SAS / SBS
    List of existing threads for individuals who served in above-mentioned units

    1. 955100 George ALLEN, Royal Artillery, LRDG & 1 SAS
    2. 2655648 John Edward ALMONDS, MM & Bar, Coldstream Guards & SAS Original
    3. 13342V Morris Elliot ANDERSON, MC, Union Defence Force attached SBS
    4. 14526586 Vincent ANDREWS, 1st SAS: Operation Archway
    5. 1436512 William Thomas Jessie ASBERY, MM, MiD, Royal Artillery attached SBS
    6. 2931647 Charles BACKHOUSE, MiD, Cameron Highlanders attached 1 Special Air Service
    7. 898919 Edward Hutchison BADGER, MM, Royal Artillery attached SAS
    8. 50936 Simon Evan Henry BAILLIE, MiD, Grenadier Guards attached 2 SAS
    9. 3325427 Edward BARR, MM, HLI attached SBS
    10. 3972208 L BATES, MiD, Welch Regiment attached SBS
    11. 2617533 Robert BENNETT, MM, 6 Grenadier Guards & 1 SAS
    12. 5727819 George S H BIFFIN, 1 SAS
    13. 2660354 James BLAKENEY, Coldstream Guards & SAS Original (The 'Tobruk Four')
    14. 397220 C A BLEWETT, MiD, Welch Regiment attached SBS
    15. 3316568 Stanley BOLDEN, MM, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders attached 2nd SAS Regiment
    16. 2695138 William Gordon BROUGH, MM, 2 Scots Guards attached SAS
    17. 8753 Francis Richard BROWN, MM, New Zealand Military Forces attached LRDG
    18. 1443798 William Hogg BROWN, MM, SBS
    19. 1568553 Lawrence BROWNLEE, MM, 2 SAS
    20. 124535 Harry Alexander Desmond 'Kelpie' BUCHANAN, MC, Grenadier Guards, 8 Commando & SBS
    21. 2060658 Jack (John Victor) BYRNE, DCM, Gordon Highlanders & SAS
    22. 410258 Ewen CAMERON, Lovat Scouts, 2 SAS & Popski's Private Army
    23. 228677 Brian Maxwell Montague CARPENDALE, 2 SAS
    24. 3321164 Herbert CASTELOW, MM, Special Air Service
    25. 6141548 Charles CATTELL, MM, 1 East Surrey Regiment attached Special Air Service
    26. 130622 David CLARK, MC, Cheshire Regiment attached SBS
    27. 210533 Kingsley Edward Gordon CLARKE, MC, Royal Tank Regiment attached SBS
    28. 147264 Patrick Andrew CLAYTON, DSO, MBE, Intelligence Corps attached LRDG
    29. 2720127 Martin Henry CONBY, MM, Irish Guards attached SBS
    30. 1892756 Frank Thomas COOK, MM, Royal Engineers attached 2 SAS
    31. 2698113 John Murdoch COOPER, DCM, 2 Scots Guards & Special Air Service
    32. 105460 Roger James Allen COURTNEY, MC, KRRC & SBS
    33. 6857923 Donald Tudor COVENTRY, DCM, King's Royal Rifle Corps attached LRDG
    34. 37112 Merlyn CRAW, MM, NZ Military Forces attached LRDG
    35. 2662444 Jack CROSSLEY, MM, 3 Coldstream Guards attached LRDG
    36. 202597 William John CUMPER, MC, MiD, Royal Engineers attached 1 SAS
    37. 353491 David Lambert Paxton DANGER, MBE, MM, SAS Original
    38. 2719505 Michael D'ARCY, MM, Irish Guards attached Special Boat Service
    39. 2734997 Roy David DAVIES, 1 SAS Reg: 08/04/1945 Schneeren
    40. 184425 Peter Julian Geoffry DAVIS, MC, 1 SAS
    41. 5339353 Tpr Walter Charles DEANE, MM, 1st SAS Regiment
    42. 245687 Patrick Anthony DENISON, MC, RAC attached 2 SAS
    43. Charles John BONINGTON, L Detachment SAS
    44. 1203 Thomas Bruce DOBSON, MM, Long Range Desert Group
    45. 2135077 Sapper William DODDS, Royal Enginers & 2 SAS: 07/03/1944
    46. 256872 William Patrick DUFFY, MM, 1 SAS
    47. 2695425 Roy DUNCALFE, MM, 2 Scots Guards attached Long Range Desert Group
    48. Trooper Robert DUNN, Royal Scots Fusiliers & SAS
    49. 140546 John Richard EASONSMITH, DSO, MC, LRDG
    50. 3054349 John EASTON, MiD, Scots Guards attached Long Range Desert Group
    51. Award Military Cross Lt. J. Easton (218988) 2nd Special Air Service Escape from Camp 19 (Bologna)
    52. 277662 Stanley Norman EASTWOOD, MC, MiD, Buffs attached LRDG
    53. 4032370 Derek Charles ELLIS, MM, KSLI attached SBS
    54. 16503 Eric ELLIS, MM, New Zealand Divisional Cavalry Regiment attached LRDG
    55. 129133 Roy Alexander FARRAN, DSO MC**, 3 Carabiniers attached 2 SAS
    56. 2615284 Cyril FEEBERY, DCM, MiD, Grenadier Guards & 1 SAS
    57. 70468 Ian FENWICK, MiD, 1 SAS
    58. 166084 Simon Denis St. Ledger FLEMING, Royal Artillery & LRDG
    59. 85455 Michael Richard Daniell FOOT, MiD, Royal Artillery attached Special Air Service
    60. 89085 Brian Morton Forster FRANKS, DSO, MC, Royal Signals & 2 SAS
    61. 132513 Maj Bill FRASER, Gordon Highlanders & SAS Original
    62. 47293 (105605) Eric Francis GARLAND, MBE, MC*, York & Lancaster Regiment, Layforce & Royal Air Force
    63. 95531 Pat GARSTIN, MC, RUR & 1st SAS
    64. 2937931 George GEMMELL, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders & SAS
    65. 976483 John GILMOUR, MM*, Royal Artillery attached SBS
    66. Cmdr Harold Goulding DSO, SBS: memorial 21 Aug 2015
    67. 180710 Lt Ian Maxwell GRANT, Gordon Highlanders & 2nd SAS : which Army Commando?
    68. 56997 Robert de Merve Low GRANT-WATSON, MiD, 2 Scots Guards, SBS & SAS
    69. 1882893 Sidney GREAVES, MM, Royal Engineers attached SBS
    70. 2822381 David GUNN, MM, 5 Seaforth Highlanders attached LRDG
    71. 124477 John St. George GUNSTON, Irish Guards and Special Air Service Regiment
    72. 3712934 John HAND, MM, SBS,1 SAS
    73. 145763 Derrick Inskip HARRISON, MC, 1 SAS
    74. RH/1095786 Ernest Joseph HENDERSON, Royal Artillery & Long Range Desert Group: A Rhodesian
    75. 2720347 Patrick HENDERSON, MM, Irish Guards
    76. 214954 Grant St. John HIBBERT, DSO, MiD, Royal Artillery & 2 SAS
    77. 14203257 George Francis HIGGINS, MM, Royal Engineers attached 2 SAS
    78. 7909829 William Ronald HILL, MiD, 2 Royal Gloucester Hussars attached LRDG
    79. 70647 John Leslie HISLOP, MC, Royal Artillery attached SAS
    80. 2617665 Richard James HOLMES, MM, Grenadier Guards attached SBS
    81. 2657737 Albert HOPTON, 3 Coldstream Guards & Long Range Desert Group: 27/06/41
    82. 2655341 John French HOWBRIDGE, Coldstream Guards attached 2nd SAS
    83. 58117 Anthony Douglas Northey HUNTER, MC, MiD, Royal Scots Fusiliers attached LRDG
    84. 322600 Derek Arthur HUTCHINS, MM, North Somerset Yeomanry attached LRDG
    85. 53282 Victor ITURIA, MM, French Troops attached 1 SAS
    86. 308586 (RH4983829) Cecil James Duke JACKSON, MBE, MM, Sherwood Foresters attached LRDG
    87. 124546 George Patrick John Rushworth JELLICOE, Coldstream Guards, 8 Cdo, SAS, SBS
    88. 1469628 Raymond Walter JONES, MM, Royal Artillery attached Special Boat Squadron
    89. 40067 Augustin JORDAN, MC, French Troops attached 1 SAS
    90. 130598 Arthur Geoffrey JOWETT, MC, MiD, HLI attached SAS
    91. 320025 William Faa Blythe KENNEDY, MM, MiD, Royal Scots Greys attached 1 SAS
    92. 146099 William Boyd KENNEDY SHAW, OBE, MiD, Intelligence Corps, LRDG & SAS
    93. 4121663 David KERSHAW, MM, 6 Grenadier Guards attached SAS
    94. 71081 Geoffrey Charles Tasker KEYES, VC, MC, Royal Scots Greys, 11 Commando, Layforce
    95. 200079 Anthony Henry Ivor KINSMAN, Grenadier Guards & Long Range Desert Group
    96. GB105 Gilbert Sadi Jakue Albert KIRSCHEN, DSO, Belgian Independent Parachute Squadron, SAS
    97. 132519 John Neilson 'Ian' LAPRAIK, DSO, OBE, MC*, TD, Cameron Highlanders, SBS & SAS
    98. 234907 Anders Frederick Emil Victor Schau LASSEN, VC, MC**, 62 Commando, SAS, SBS
    99. 115755 Richard Pike LAWSON, MB, MC, MiD, Royal Army Medical Corps attached Long Range Desert Group
    100. 175078 James LEES, King's Royal Rifle Corps & SAS
    101. 52297 Jean LE GALL, MM, French Troops attached 1 SAS
    102. 40102 Michel LEGRAND, MC*, French Troops attached 1 SAS
    103. 65419 John Steel LEWES, Welsh Guards attached L Detachment, Special Air Service
    104. 4134199 Thomas James LEWIS, MM, Cheshire Regiment attached LRDG
    105. 2660913 Ernest Thomas LILLEY, MM, MiD, Coldstream Guards & 1 SAS
    106. 6482237 R W LOASBY, MiD, Royal Fusiliers attached SBS
    107. 1987141 Alan LOCKERIDGE, Royal Engineers & SAS: 7/3/1944
    108. Yves LOICHOT, French Troops attached SAS - casualty (murdered?) Staphorst
    109. 2929977 Robert Charles LOWSON, MM, 1 SAS
    110. 198819 Eric John Alfred LUNN, MC*, MiD, Royal Artillery attached SBS
    111. 176139 James Hamilton MACKIE, MC*, Cameronians attached 2 SAS
    112. 173497 William Harkins McBETH, MiD, 1 SAS
    113. Captain D C Mather MC, Welsh Guards and Captain G Alston, Royal Artillery (nearest camera), 1 SAS; IWM E 20084 | WW2Talk
    114. 302835 (1151061) Frederick Gerald MAYNARD, Royal Artillery & SAS
    115. 87306 Robert Blair "Paddy" MAYNE, DSO & 3 Bars, MiD, Royal Ulster Rifles & 1 SAS
    116. ILRS Major McCoy
    117. 2888389 Corneilus McGINN, MM, 1 SAS
    118. 77601 James Alistair McGREGOR aka Alistair BEVERLEY, DSO, MC, MiD, Royal Scots & 2 SAS
    119. 3314921 John McGUIRE, Pioneer Corps & 2SAS: Operation 'Baobab'
    120. 270929 James Fraser McLUSKEY, MC, RAChD attached 1 SAS
    121. 245277 Charles Robert MOORE, MC, Reconnaissance Corps attached 1 SAS
    122. 85558 George Robert Melville Henry MORE, MC, Royal Engineers attached Layforce
    123. 2756712 William MORRIS, MM, Black Watch & 1 SAS
    124. 134303 Alexander Desmond MUIRHEAD, MC, MiD, Worcestershire Regiment & 1 SAS
    125. 1434443 John Marshall MURRAY, MM, MiD, 1 SAS
    126. 153984 George Eric NEWBY, CBE, MC, Black Watch & SBS
    127. 3056933 Jack Turner NICHOLSON, DCM, MM, Royal Scots & SBS
    128. 3977635 A T K O’BRIEN, SAS: Liberation Report
    129. 2719054 Christopher O’DOWD, MM, Irish Guards & Special Air Service Regiment
    130. 2716586 John Myles O’REILLY, MM, Irish Guards attached SBS
    131. 317608 Sgt A J Orwin 2 SAS
    132. 74596 David Lanyon LLOYD OWEN, CB, DSO, OBE, MC, Long Range Desert Group
    133. 233300 J C C PAGNAM, MiD, Gordon Highlanders attached SBS
    134. Howard Michael PARSONS, Royal Army Medical Corps & LRDG MO
    135. 130870 George Robert PATERSON, MC**, Royal Engineers attached SAS
    136. 69411 Ian Norman PATTERSON, MC, MiD, RA, Parachute Regt & SBS
    137. 5107891 Arthur PHILLIPS, MM, Royal Warwickshire Regiment & 1 SAS
    138. 114036 Maxwell PHILLIPS, MC, Union Defence Force attached RSR
    139. 76537 Mark Leslie PILKINGTON, MC, Life Guards & LRDG
    140. 1531269 Geoffrey PITMAN, MM, 1 SAS
    141. 133658 Malcolm James PLEYDELL, MC, Royal Army Medical Corps attached 1 SAS
    142. 3456406 Douglas POMFORD, MM*, South Lancashire Regiment attached SBS
    143. 242296 Peter Lancelot John le Poer POWER, MC, MiD, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers & SAS
    144. 2718228 Maurice Joseph REYNOLDS, Irish Guards & 2 Special Air Service Regiment
    145. 4536675 Sydney RHODES, West Yorkshire Regiment & 2nd SAS
    146. 137803 James Arthur RICCOMINI, MBE, MC, 2 SAS
    147. 180311 Cecil Leyland RIDING, MC, Highland Light Infantry & 1 SAS
    148. 281325 (2656281) Charles George Gibson "Pat" RILEY, DCM, Coldstream Guards & 1 SAS
    149. 249031 James Barrett ROBERTSON, MC, Royal Artillery attached 2 SAS
    150. R A ROBERTSON, 2 SAS
    151. 1113 Lawrence 'Clarrie' RODERICK, NZ Armoured Corps & LRDG: POW
    152. 4124285 John ROOKES, 2nd Special Air Service Regiment: Bronze Star Medal
    153. 2617725 Graham ROSE, MM*, MiD, Grenadier Guards attached 1 SAS
    154. 148704 Desmond Cecil ROSS, MC, Royal Artillery attached Raiding Support Regiment
    155. 132235 George Anthony RUSSELL, MC, MiD, Scots Guards, SAS & SOE
    156. 282465 (1095726) Willis Michael SADLER, MC, MM, Royal Artillery, Long Range Desert Group & 1 SAS
    157. 598 Edgar SANDERS, MM, New Zealand Military Forces attached LRDG
    158. 6855058 Robert William SAVAGE, King's Royal Rifle Corps & LRDG
    159. 6014299 Charles Langoon SAWYER, MM, 1/4 Essex Regiment attached SAS
    160. 5933155 Reginald SEEKINGS, DCM, Cambridgeshire Regiment attached Special Air Service
    161. 305079 (T/106321) James Barlow Brooks SHERWOOD, MM, RASC attached SBS; Royal Ulster Rifles
    162. 2621940 R SIDLOW, MiD*, Grenadier Guards attached SBS
    163. 324811 John William SILLITO, MM*, Staffordshire Yeomanry attached 1 SAS
    164. 304006 James Lovitt SILLY, 2 SAS
    165. 40719 Francis Crofton SIMMS, MC, Royal Warwickshire Regiment & LRDG
    166. 323482 Brian Crozier SPRINGFORD, MM, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars attached Long Range Desert Group
    167. 2719242 Gordon Arthur STAINROD, Irish Guards attached Special Boat Service
    168. 304543 Montague STAPLES, 1 SAS: KIA 1943
    169. 2581346 Leslie Norman STEPHENSON, DCM, MiD, Royal Signals attached SBS
    170. 72647 Archibald David STIRLING, DSO, OBE, MiD, Scots Guards attached SAS
    171. 3314034 Robert STORRIE, MiD, Royal Engineers attached SBS
    172. 233962 Duncan Neilson STRACHAN, Scots Guards
    173. 158471 Peter Molyneux STUART, Devonshire Regiment & 2nd SAS Regiment
    174. 7362709 Edward Charles STURROCK, MM, Royal Army Medical Corps attached LRDG
    175. 6896822 Robert Arthur Lever SUMMERS, MM, MiD,King's Royal Rifle Corps attached Special Boat Squadron
    176. 108190 David George Carr SUTHERLAND, MC & Bar, Black Watch & SBS
    177. 2888693 Robert TAIT, MM* London Scottish attached Special Air Service
    178. 132220 Edward Henry Bouhier IMBERT-TERRY, MC, Coldstream Guards attached 1 SAS
    179. 226916 (2873628) Lewis Ligertwood Legg TEVENDALE, DCM, Gordon Highlanders, Layforce
    180. 6844525 Percy Roy THORPE, MM, 2 SAS
    181. 7615706 Alfred TIGHE, MM, REME attached LRDG
    182. 124473 John Alastair Livingstone TIMPSON, MC, MiD*, Scots Guards attached Long Range Desert Group
    183. 7483 Ronald Arthur TINKER, MC, MM, 2 New Zealand Expeditionary Force attached LRDG
    184. 20441 Keith Elliott TIPPETT, MM, 2 New Zealand Divisional Cavalry & Long Range Desert Group
    185. 2719627 Charles Francis TOBIN, Irish Guards & 1 Special Air Service Regiment
    186. 200156 John Eliot TONKIN, MC, MiD, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers & 1 SAS
    187. 5383884 Pte. Frederick Charles TRENFIELD, Ox & Bucks & SAS: Looking for info
    188. 7955160 Martine Edward TYSON, 2 SAS
    189. 2885910 Jeffrey DU VIVIER, MM, attached SAS
    190. 74210 Robert WALKER BROWN, DSO, MBE, HLI & 2 SAS
    191. 7622054 Stanley Leyton WALSH, MM, 2 SAS
    192. 5955910 Augustus WATKINS, MiD, Royal Engineers attached 1 SAS
    193. Norman (The Fox) WATSON, SAS: Obituary
    194. 1060893 Edwin WEAVER, 2 Special Air Service: 16/10/1944
    195. 5190987 Kenneth William WEBBER, MM, 2 SAS
    196. 2695516 Mark Alexander WELSH, MM, Scots Guards attached Long Range Desert Group
    197. 3535141 Frederick Henry 'Chalky' WHITE, DCM, MM, Loyal Regiment attached 1 SAS
    198. 154976 Harold WHITE, MM, Royal Army Service Corps attached LRDG
    199. 162512 Harold Vere HOLDEN-WHITE, MC, MID, Royal Sussex Regiment attached SBS
    200. 63144 Edward Antony FitzHerbert WIDDRINGTON, MC, MiD, 5 Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards & 2 SAS
    201. 21988 Nicholas Perry WILDER, DSO, 2 New Zealand Division attached LRDG
    202. 3909922 Thomas Ivor WILLIAMS, MM, MiD*, South Wales Borderers attached SBS
    203. 318000 James WILSON, MM, Scots Guards attached Long Range Desert Group
    204. 2616117 Douglas WRIGHT, MM, Grenadier Guards attached SBS
    205. 14241643 H WRIGHT, MiD, Royal Artillery & SBS
    206. 2619493 George YATES, Grenadier Guards attached SAS
     
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    Dear dbf, No.80 (maybe?) for your consideration (and thank you so much for starting this thread, again, excellent work on your part).

    From a thread started by Vitellino a few months back (just one of many humbling threads started by this dear lady).

    Lieutenant Fleming and Rifleman Savage LRDG Italy June 1944

    I'd posted the casualty details in pdf format within said thread (as I'd hoped at the time they would be easier for Vitellino to download for her records).

    Kind regards, always,

    Jim.
     
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    Thanks Jim,
    Rather than messing about with original thread, I've created new threads for each man and linked your post in both.
     
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