Sgt's Nelson 'Nelly' Smallbone, Jim Prescott, Joe Rogers, Edward 'Tiny' Burke, John Dawson
Back row: Nelson 'Nelly' Smallbone, Jim Prescott, Joe Rogers
Front row: Edward 'Tiny' Burke, John Dawson
Jim Prescott and John Dawson( both 6 troop)and Joe Rogers (5 troop), all made it back from St Nazaire. Joe Rogers was later awarded the MM at Spilje Bay, Albania. Sgt Edward 'Tiny' Burke (5 troop)was later awarded the BEM. Sgt. Nelson Smallbone, was killed in action whilst with No.2 Cdo. on the 11th March 1945.
In Memory of Sergeant 6467394 Nelson Arthur Michel Smallbone
Mentioned in Despatches
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)and No. 2 Commando
who died age 25 on 11 March 1945
Remembered with honour at ARGENTA GAP WAR CEMETERY
Photo courtesy of Stephen McAllister, son of TSM Ken McAllister 5 troop No.2 Cdo. Posted by Pete R.