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HUTCHINSON Philip Scott, Sub-Lieutenant RNZNVR: ML 341

IRVINE Hugh, Leading Motor Mechanic, C/MX.77387: ML 177

IRWIN Charles Stuart Bonshaw, Lieutenant RNR: ML 270 (DSC)

JAMESON Wilfred, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX.259094: ML 307

JETSON Edward, Stoker(11), C/KX.135562: ML 177

JONES A. H, Telegraphist, D/SSX.24303: HMS Campbeltown (MiD) ?

JONES Albert Hague, Telegraphist, D/JX.233791: ML 457 (MiD)

JONES Cyril L, Stoker(11), C/KX.127268: ML 262

JONES George Joseph, Able Seaman, D/SR.16362: ML 262 (age 23)

JONES R. E, Able Seaman, C/JX.20695: ML 160

JONES T. Glen, Leading Stoker, P/LXG.1144: ML 307

KELLEY Len, Signalman, D/JX.230057: ML 270

KEMP Leslie, Petty Officer, P/JX.140210: HMS Campbeltown (age 25)

KENNEDY J, Able Seaman, T/LX.2192: ML 156

KENNINGHAM Eric Edmund, Motor Mechanic, C/MX.92453: ML 267 (age 31)

KERR William M, Ordinary Seaman, C/JX.235287: ML 268

KIRK Reginald, Ordinary Telegraphist, D/JX.252736: ML 298

KIRKUP Kenneth Corderoy, Leading Seaman, D/JX.272122: ML 268 (age 33)

KNIGHT Herbert W, Stoker(1), C/KX.120377: ML 268

LAKE R. G, Ordinary Telegraphist, C/JX.232693: ML 443

LAMB Leonard Sidney, Acting Petty Officer, P/JX.141113: ML 160 (CGM)

LAMBERT Dennis Norman, Able Seaman, C/JX.171403: ML 447 (CGM)

LANDY Patrick Wallace, Sub-Lieutenant RANVR: ML 306

LANG G. A, Stoker(1), C/KX.121369: MGB 314

LAPSLEY George, Able Seaman, P/SSX.25456: ML 192

LAURIE James Hogg, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX.148843: ML 192

Sub-Lt. Pat Landy

Far from being a purely 'British' affair, the ranks of the young men who sailed to Saint-Nazaire included Commandos and sailors from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada - and in particular instances, from France, Belgium and Germany.

Pat Landy, responsible for the after Oerlikon 20mm on Lieutenant Ian Henderson's ML 306, was one of the Australian contingent who had come from the other side of the world to help the 'mother' country.

Robbed of an opportunity to land, the retiring ML had the misfortune to run into a German destroyer flotilla one of whose number engaged them in an unequal struggle, David versus Goliath, with Landy being wounded when the after gun was knocked out.


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