Appleyard, John Geoffrey "Geoff"

Date of birth:
December 20th, 1916 (Bramley, Leeds/West Yorkshire, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
July 13th, 1943 (Sicily, Italy)
Mentioned on:
Commonwealth Memorial of the Missing Cassino
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Captain
Unit:
B Troop, No. 7 Commando, Combined Operations, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1941
Awarded for:
Operation Savanna
Military Cross (MC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Captain
Unit:
Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF), Combined Operations, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1942
Awarded for:
Operation Postmaster
Details:
Second MC received as bar
Military Cross (MC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Captain
Unit:
Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF), Combined Operations, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1942
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

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