Sergeant Kenneth Osborne Lapper


Unit : 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron

Army No. : 4917622

Awards : British Empire Medal


Sergeant Lapper has served with the Unit since its formation in 1941 and in the campaigns in North Africa, Italy and North-West Europe.


Throughout his service he has shown outstanding efficiency, keenness, devotion to duty and cheerfulness.


As troop Sergeant his leadership and administration have been of the highest order.


By his sense of discipline and by his admirable morale even under the most difficult conditions, this NCO has always set a fine example, and has obtained the maximum effort from those under him.


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