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bethemy
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No 4 Commandos. My dad, James Roland Greaves, is at the very top. Do not know the other men or location although I suspect Holland.
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Hi Andrea

I have now added the image to the gallery and it can be viewed here:

http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/units/4/James-Roland-Greaves-4-Cdo_-and-others.jpg.html

Your Father was a member of the original Commando Association and I spotted this in their newsletter 60 issued March 1975. If you have a photo of your Father on his own that you would like included in our gallery please post it here, ideally in uniform but in civvies is fine.
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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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bethemy
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A relative in England found this picture. We will be in Vlissingen this spring for May 5, driving up to Kamperland to visit his grave.

Someone on the site may recognize others in this picture so wanted to share.

Regards,
Andrea
Daughter of No. 4 Commando James Roland Greaves
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Hi Andrea and thanks for this. Do you know which book this came from ? We have a similar photo in the gallery here http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/units/4/troop+photos/4_cdo_2_troop_28_10_1944.jpg.html

The ROH entry for Cpl. Maybury is here: http://www.commandoveterans.org/JohnMaybury4Commando

I will update the gallery in due course. I have also edited the photo you posted to display a bit clearer as a thumbnail here although once downloaded yours is fine.
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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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Now in Gallery alongside the similar one here (bottom row of page).

http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/units/4/troop+photos/

Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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bethemy
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They managed to get a copy of The Fighting Fourth and this picture was near the back of the book.
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Hi

here are more photos I found from my dads unit. There is no date or identifying notes on the reverse side.

Again my dad was James Roland Greaves No. 4 Commando.

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Andrea
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Hi Andrea

Thanks for the photos. Two were already in the No.4 Gallery so I have added the third one which is on the last page of the No.4 gallery bottom row. Here is a direct link to it: http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/units/4/Some+from+No_4+Commando.JPG.html

The other two can be found on row 5 of the last page of the No.4 gallery here: http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/units/4/?g2_page=6

Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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