Brigade HQ

Commander : Brigadier The Lord Lovat (6th - 12th June), Brigadier Derek Mills-Roberts (12th June -)

Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General : Captain Max Harper-Gow

 

No.3 Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Young

        Second-in-Command: Major John Bertram Vaughan Pooley (6th - 7th June)

        Second-in-Command: Captain Bartholomew (August -)

        Adjutant: Captain Wardle

        Intelligence Officer: Lieutenants C.G.C. Rae & Bartlett

        Administration Officer: Major Martin

        Motor Transport Officer: Lieutenant Scovell (30th August -)

        Signals Officer: Lieutenant Skelly

        Medical Officer : Captain E.L. Moore MC

        Chaplain : Captain C. Pritchard

1 Troop

        Commander : Captain C.E.A. Collins

        Squad Commander : Sgt Firth

2 Troop

        Commander : Captain Bartholomew

        Commander : Captain Reynolds (until ? August)

        Commander : Lieutenant Johnston (22nd August -)

        Troop Sergeant Major : CSM J.D. Allen

3 Troop

        Commander : Captain Eric Roy Westley (until 6th June)

        Commander : Captain K.D. Ponsford (6th June -)

        Lieutenant E.F. Lewis

        Lieutenant Lockley

        Lieutenant C.G.C. Rae

        Lieutenant Thompson

        Lieutenant Drake

        Troop Sergeant Major : CSM Edwards

                        Squad Commander : Sergeant Synnott

                        Squad Commander : Lance-Sergeant Salisbury

                No.5 Section

                        Squad Commander : Corporal Barnes

4 Troop

        Commander : Captain B.D. Butler MC (6th - 11th June)

        Commander : Captain Gordon Pollard (11th June -)

        Lieutenant Williams

        Lieutenant Denham (30th August -)

                No.7 Section : Lieutenant Gordon Pollard (6th - 11th June)

                        A Squad

                No.8 Section :

5 Troop

        Commander : Captain Woyevodsky

        Commander : Lieutenant Pollock (August)

        Lieutenant R.P. Wassell

                No.9 Section :

                No.10 Section : Sergeant King

6 Troop

        Commander : Captain John Alderson

        Commander : Captain J.F. Nixon (circa 12th June - ?)

        Commander : Captain W.J. Wardle (? July -)

        Commander : Captain Guernsey (August)

        Lieutenant Cunningham

                No.11 Section :

                No.12 Section : Lieutenant R.G. Herbert DCM MM

                        C Squad

                        D Squad

                Squad Commander : Sergeant A. Evans

                Squad Commander : Sergeant G. Evans

Died: 59

 

No.4 Commando

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Dawson

A Troop

        Commander : Captain A. M. Thorburn

C Troop

        Commander : Captain D. C. W. Style MC

D Troop

        Commander : Major P. A. Porteous VC

        Lieutenant D. S. Hunter-Gray

E Troop

        Commander : Captain H. Burt

F Troop

        Commander : Captain L. N. Coulson

Died: 54

 

No.6 Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Derek Mills-Roberts (6th to 12th June)

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel A. D. Lewis (12th June - 8th August)

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel C.C. Coade (8th August -)

        Second-in-Command : Major C.C. Coade (- 6th June)

        Second-in-Command : Major D.H.G.J. Powell (6th June - 8th August)

        Second-in-Command : Major  A. D. Lewis (8th August -)

        Adjutant : Major D.H.G.J. Powell (8th August -)

        Administration Officer : Captain Clark (8th August -)

1 Troop

        Commander : Captain M.J. Leaphard (9th June -)

        Lieutenant Hugo

        Lieutenant Goodwin (- 7th August)

2 Troop

        Commander : Captain A.C.H. Pyman MC (6th June)

        Commander : Capt. R.G.K. Hardey

        Lieutenant T.M. Chamberlain (26th June -)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM James (7th August -)

3 Troop

        Commander : Major D. Colquhoun (12th June -)

        Lieutenant G.S. Murray (26th June -)

        Lieutenant Kay

        Lieutenant McDonnell

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM Rae

4 Troop

        Commander : Captain Thompson (6th June - ?)

        Commander : Captain H.R. Price (12th June -)

        Lieutenant C.J. Deacon (26th June - 20th July)

        Lieutenant Dixon (20th July -)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM Payne (6th June -)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM James (- 7th August)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM Payne (7th August -)

5 Troop

        Commander : Captain R.J. Emery (6th June - 29th July)

        Lieutenant H. Kay (26th June - 2nd August)

6 Troop

        Commander : Captain C.E. Leaphard

        Lieutenant C.J. Deacon (20th July - 7th August)

        Lieutenant Goodwin (7th August -)

Died: 43

 

Nos. 1 and 8 Troops, No.10 (Inter-Allied) French Commando

Commander : Commandant Philippe Kieffer

Died: 17

 

No.45 (Royal Marine) Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ries (until 6th June)

        Second-in-Command : Major W. N. Gray (assumed command, 6th June)

        Second-in-Command : Major I. D. De'Ath

        Adjutant : Captain B. G. White

        Intelligence Officer : Lieutenant W. E. Kennedy

        Signals Officer : Lieutenant P. Nelson

        Liaison Officer : Lieutenant P. S. Winston

        Medical Officer : Captain H. N. Smith

        Administration Officer : Captain F. E. Derbyshire

        Regimental Sergeant Major : RSM Grimsey

A Troop

        Commander : Captain E. E. D. Grewcock (until 13th June)

        Commander : Captain B. G. White (KIA 20/08/44)

        Commander : Captain L. Thomas (20th August - )

B Troop

        Commander : Captain N. G. Michael

        Commander : Captain H. Burge

        Lieutenant P. M. Dunkerely

C Troop

        Commander : Major J. N. Rushworth

        Commander : Captain P. Barnard

        Lieutenant G. T. Jackson

D Troop

        Commander : Captain A. A. B. Scott

E Troop

        Commander : Captain I. N. N. Beadle

        Lieutenant J. E. Day

        Troop Sergeant Major : H. J. Casgier

F Troop

        Commander : Captain A. W. Neaves

        Lieutenant A. Gale

        Lieutenant P. Dunkerley

Died: 67