Squadron Sergeant Major Les Ellis



Airborne Engineers under the command of Captain D. J. Simpson M.C., at the Victory Parade, London, 8th June 1946. Click here for a full-size (130kb) photograph. Copyright: Mark Fisher.


Back row (left to right): Sapper Dade (591st Parachute Squadron), Driver Haigh (249th Field Company), Lance-Corporal Thornton (2nd Parachute Squadron), Sapper Cooley, Driver Simcock (249th Field Company) and Sappers Carr M.M. (1st Airborne Squadron) and Simspson (2nd Parachute Squadron).


Front row: Lance-Sergeant Swift (1st Airborne Squadron), CSM Harrison (2nd Parachute Squadron), Captain Denis Simpson M.C., Sergeant Les Ellis (both 1st Airborne Squadron) and Corporal Stuart (2nd Parachute Squadron).