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Pete
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Jayne Jones has provided this interesting image from her father's collection. Jayne's father was D/JX.303482 Able Seaman George Duguid Reid who was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for distinguished service, efficiency and zeal whilst serving in the Aegean and the relief of Greece during the period 1944-1945. (LG37220, p4125).

Jayne adds the following "Dad wasn't in the Commandos. I do know he was on HDMLs and seemed to get about a bit. He was based in Egypt at some point and was awarded the DSM in 1945 and was mentioned in the London Gazette."

As can be seen there appear to be men from different units in this image. Jayne has some more photos.
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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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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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Pete
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Here is a link to a website with information about HDML's

http://www.hmsmedusa.org.uk/HDML_Boats_1250-1299.html

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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Some of these men I believe are from The Greek Sacred Squadron. There is more about them here:

http://www.commandoveterans.org/Greece

https://www.combinedops.com/SACRED_SQUADRON.htm

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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More photos from Jayne
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 Description Reverse with name...it looks like Bob Jarrett but let me know if you think otherwise
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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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More photos from Jayne
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 Description Sacred Heart Commando on ML1283 at Vromo Bay Turkey
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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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More photos from Jayne
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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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Higher res versions of these will be added to the gallery in due course.

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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I have posted these images into the album for the Greek Sacred Squadron which also includes a few other photos of the Raiding Forces in the Aegean

http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/WW2/comb+ops/greek+sacred+squadron/

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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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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The above photos as stated are from the collection of D/JX.303482 Able Seaman George Duguid Reid DSM, RN. Here are two photos of George.
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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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