Brigade HQ

Commander : Brigadier B. W. Leicester

Brigade Major : Major N. P. Wood ( - 9th August)

Brigade Major : Major B. G. Pugh (9th August - )

GSO 3 : Captain J. S. Campbell

Intelligence Officer : Captain E. P. Willmot

SORE (Senior Officer Royal Engineers?) : Captain J. R. Heppell

Press Officer : Captain W. R. Sendall

Liaison Officer (Q) : Lieutenant P. R. Kay

Liaison Officer : Lieutenant J. A. Burgess

Liaison Officer (G) : Lieutenant W. A. G. Solbe

Liaison Officer : Lieutenant Geeves (9th August - )

Brigade Signals Officer : Captain G. A. C. Sawtell

Assistant Brigade Signals Officer : Lieutenant S. C. Jones

Assistant Brigade Signals Officer : Lieutenant D. Geeves

Deputy Assistant Director Ordnance Services Special Service Group : Major P. W. Playle

SC (Q) : Captain B. E. Woodcock

SC (A) : Captain J. G. Sooby

Brigade Transport Officer : Captain G. D. Howie (KIA 16th June)

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers : Captain J. A. Tebbenham

Chaplain : Reverend G. Costello

 

No.41 (Royal Marine) Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Malcolm Gray ( - 7th June)

        Commander : Major J. A. Taplin (7th June - 14th July)

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel E. C. E. Palmer (14th July - )

        Second-in-Command : Major D. L. Barclay (KIA 7th June)

        Second-in-Command : Major N. P. Wood (9th August - )

        Adjutant : Captain John A. Taplin ( - 7th June)

        Intelligence Officer : Captain J. G. Burton

        Signal Officer : Lieutenant A. G. Aldis

        Liaison Officer : Lieutenant Kay

        Medical Officer : Captain J. Cyril. F. Cregan

        Chaplain : Captain/Reverend Caradoc Hughes, RN

        Regimental Sergeant Major : RSM E. J. Belcher

A Troop

        Commander : Captain C. M. P. Powell

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Terence Morton Patrick "Paddy" Stevens

        Section Commander : Lieutenant J. C. Pearson (DoW 9th June)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM W. J. Hazelhurst (Injured 9th August)

B Troop

        Commander : Captain H. F. Morris (Wounded 6th June)

        Commander : Lieutenant J. R. Sturgis (6th June - )

        Section Commander : Lieutenant J. R. Sturgis

        Section Commander : Lieutenant E. F. J. Earwaker

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM A. Dunne

P Troop

        Commander : Captain B. J. B. "Bill" Sloley

        Section Commander : Lieutenant D. H. Ranger (SAUDF)

        Section Commander : Lieutenant A. W. Hatter (Did not land - seasickness)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM H. E. Elsom

X Troop

        Commander : Captain H. E. Stratford (Wounded 6th June)

        Section Commander : Lieutenant P. D. Robinson (KIA 7th August)

        Section Commander : Lieutenant E. M. Davies (Welsh Fusiliers)

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM T. Morgan (Wounded 26th June)

Y Troop

        Commander : Captain Peter T. Howes-Dufton (KIA 6th June)

        Section Commander : Lieutenant C. H. M. Sharpe

        Section Commander : Lieutenant D. Wearing

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM Denis Fawcett

S (Heavy Weapons) Troop

        Commander : Captain W. D. Grant (Wounded 20th August)

        Section Commander : Lieutenant J. Dexter

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM S. W. Smith (Wounded 20th August)

Died: 40

 

No.46 (Royal Marine) Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell Richard Hardy

        Second-in-Command : Major John Lee

A Troop

        Commander : Captain H.A.Burton

B Troop

        Commander : Captain C. E. Docwra

X Troop

        Commander : Captain D. H. Barker

Y Troop

        Commander : Captain H. A. Minchin

Z Troop

        Commander : Captain J. A.Buscall

S (Heavy Weapons) Troop

        Commander : Captain J. A. B. Davies

Died: 43

 

No.47 (Royal Marine) Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Farndale Phillips

        Second-in-Command : Major P. M. "Paddy" Donnell

        Adjutant : Captain J. P. W. Woods

        Intelligence Officer : Lieutenant J. O'Hare (- 1st July)

        Intelligence Officer : Captain Plessis (1st July - 12th July)

        Intelligence Officer : Lieutenant E. F. Gower (12th July -)

        Administration Officer : Captain L. T. L. Tunnicliffe

        Medical Officer : Captain John Forfar

        Chaplain : Captain/Reverend Haw

        Bren Carrier Section : Lieutenant John Bennett

        Forward Observation Bombardment : Captain Howland (attached)

        Regimental Sergeant Major : RSM Dollery (- 7th June)

        Regimental Sergeant Major : RSM E. A. B. Wood (7th June -)

A Troop

        Commander : Captain T. F. Cousins (KIA 7th June)

        Commander : Captain J. P. W. Woods (- 16th August)

        Commander : Captain B. J. Stickings (16th August -)

        No.1 Section : Lieutenant Isaac Goldstein

        No.2 Section : Lieutenant Wilson

B Troop

        Commander : Captain Isherwood

        No.3 Section : Lieutenant R. E. Lloyd

        No.4 Section : 2nd/Lieutenant G. B. Whittaker (KIA 28th June)

Q Troop

        Commander : Major J. R. Feacey (KIA 6th June)

        Second-in-Command : Lieutenant A. P. O'Brien (25th August -)

        No.5 Section : Captain J. T. E. "Nelson" Vincent

        No.6 Section : Lieutenant B. J. Stickings (- 16th August)

X Troop

        Commander : Captain Dennis Harding Walton

        No.7 Section : 

        No.8 Section : Lieutenant A. S. Armstrong

Y Troop

        Commander : Captain R. C. Wray

        No.9 Section : Lieutenant J. Bennett

        No.10 Section : Lieutenant Peter Winter

        Troop Sergeant Major : TSM Tynan

S (Heavy Weapons) Troop

        Commander : Captain O'Connell

        Second-in-Command : 2nd/Lieutenant C. Leigh

Died: 66

 

No.48 (Royal Marine) Commando

Commando Headquarters

        Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel James Moulton

        Second-in-Command : Major Sanders

        Adjutant : Captain Dan Flunder

        Intelligence Officer : Lieutenant Harold Smedley

        Liaison Officer : Captain de Frieses

        Administration Officer : Captain Noel Godkin

        Medical Officer : Captain David M. de R. Winser

        Chaplain : Captain/Reverend John Armstrong

        Forward Observation Bombardment : Captain Jim Tyrer (attached)

        Regimental Sergeant Major : RSM Colin Travers

A Troop

        Commander : Captain Mike Reynolds

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Roderick Gimson Mackenzie

B Troop

        Commander : Captain Jim Perry (KIA 06/06/44)

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Anthony Rubinstein

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Jeff Curtis

X Troop

        Commander : Captain Hoare

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Goodlet

Y Troop

        Commander : Captain De Stacpoole

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Yates

        Section Commander : Lieutenant Fouche

Z Troop

        Commander : Captain Lennard (KIA 06/06/44)

        Lieutenant John Square

        Lieutenant Rigby

S (Heavy Weapons) Troop

        Commander : Captain Geoff Linnell

        Machine-Gun Section : Lieutenant Mike Aldworth

Died: 60