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Pete
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9 years ago this month Major Mike Banks passed away aged 90.

Read more about him here: https://www.commandoveterans.org/MikeBanks_42RMCommando

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 can thoroughly recommend two books by Mike Banks:

Commando Climber - https://www.commandoveterans.org/commando_climber_author_mike_banks

Snow Commando, author Mike Banks, published by Burke Publishing, first published 1961.

Nick

Nick Collins,

Commando Association Historical Archivist & Photographer.

Proud son of Cpl Mick Collins, 5 Troop, No5 Cdo

"Truly we may say of them, when shall their glory fade?"


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