Marine Thomas Vardy


Unit : "Y" Troop, No.46 (Royal Marine) Commando

Service No. : PLY/X103900

Awards : Military Medal


This Marine was signal operator attached to Y Troop during the attack on Le Hamel and Rots on 11th June. He was carrying a 38 set. Despite this load he pushed himself to the front and took a leading part in three assaults on enemy positions. His dash and determination when under heavy fire had an inspiring effect on the men of the Troop.


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