No. 3 Commando officers at Limehouse 1944
A slightly different version of one already in our gallery and this will be posted alongside it. Photo courtesy of Jane Grimshaw, daughter of Capt. Douglas Johnston who is pictured here whilst a Lieutenant.
From left to right: Lt. Keith Ponsford; Capt. Eric Roy Westley MC and bar; Lt. Williams; Lt. Lewis; Capt.(later Lt.Col.)Peter Bartholomew DSO; Lt. Alan Pollock; Captain Pritchard; Lt. Clive Collins; * Lt.Roy Herbert DCM MM*(holding rifle); Lt. Arthur Wardle; Lt. Alick Cowieson; Lt. Col. Peter Young DSO MC and bar; Lt. Douglas Johnston; Lt. John Nixon MC; Capt. Michael Woyervodsky MC; Capt. Edward Lewis 'Ned' Moore MC and bar; * Capt. Brian Butler MC*; * Capt. John Alderson MC* (holding rifle); Capt. Gordon Pollard MC and bar.
(not in the photograph: John Pooley, Donald Hopson; John Reynolds; Maj.James Edward 'Slinger' Martin; Mount; Dick Wills).
* Roy George Herbert DCM MM (kia - see additional photo in the 3 Cdo In Remembrance Album)
* John Alderson MC (kia - see additional photo in the 3 Cdo In Remembrance album)
* Brian Butler MC (kia - see photo of his grave and additional information in the War Graves Album - Ranville Cemetery)
[Posted by Pete R.]