Lance-Corporal Percy George Kendrick

 

Unit : "X" Troop, No.47 (Royal Marine) Commando

Service No. : 5336379

Awards : Military Medal

 

Lance-Corporal Kendrick was awarded the Military Medal for actions that took place before the 4th Special Service Brigade was attached to the 6th Airborne Division.

 

On 7th June, during the assault on Port-en-Bessin, X Troop came under accurate close range Machine Gun fire. Without hesitation or orders, and with complete disregard of danger, Lance-Corporal Kendrick went to, and attended, the wounded, although casualties were still being inflicted. The devotion to duty and the prompt courageous conduct of Lance-Corporal Kendrick was a grand and inspiring example to all his comrades.

 

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