Sergeant Patrick Robert O'Connell
Unit : "B" Company, 12th Parachute Battalion.
Army No. : 3309526
Awards : Military Medal
During the assault by the Battalion on the night of 12th June 1944 against Breville, when all of his Company Officers had been put out of action, Sergeant O'Connell collected part of the Company and led them through the assault and gained the Company objective. By his personal example he helped to rout the enemy.
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