The 9th soldier from the left on this photograph is Jack "Yorkie" Deighton (No. 2 Commando, 3 Troop, Heavy Weapons)
Thanks Roy...photo now updated... Pete R
Posted by Roy Deighton on Sun 01 Jul 2012 16:56:51 UTC
Several names added from additional and named photos of the HWT
Posted by Peter Rogers on Sun 11 Mar 2012 20:11:33 UTC
update by Dave Tuson
The man identified as Affleck looks like my father Raymond Tuson
Posted by Peter Rogers on Wed 07 Mar 2012 20:35:24 UTC
Ben was identified by Walter Ainslie and Eric Buckmaster who both served in 5 troop
Posted by Peter Rogers on Sat 03 Mar 2012 19:16:04 UTC
Eric Groves MM
April Richer adds " I think Dad is 5th from the right, second row back. He is wearing a pistol."
Posted by Peter Rogers on Thu 01 Mar 2012 14:19:04 UTC
What a wonderful photo !
Posted by Bob Bishop on Sat 11 Feb 2012 18:53:53 UTC
Whoops 7th from the left
Posted by Walter Sansom on Fri 10 Feb 2012 04:00:54 UTC
No 2 Commando 2 Troop
Pvt George Sansom - 1st row standing (behind officers and sergeants).
Posted by Walter Sansom on Fri 10 Feb 2012 03:52:08 UTC
Pvt George Sansom. Northhamptonshire Regt and No 2 Commando.
Third rank from bottom, centre. (7th from left)George Sansom was my father and would have served in both 2 Troop and 3 Troop.
Posted by Walter Sansom on Fri 10 Feb 2012 03:49:17 UTC
Bert Smart No Cdo
1940 - No 5 Independent Company, then No 1 Special Service Battalion.
1940 - No 2 Commando - 3 Troop (founder member)
1944 - Posted to HOC Wrexham from Yugoslavia as Sgt instructor.
1945 - Posted to Commando Group HQ.
Retired in 1947 after 1 year in hospital.