VI COMMANDO

Prt. John Arthur Timson

(S/N 497006)

Prt. John Arthur Timson, formerly of the Sherwood Foresters, served in the Intelligence Section of No.6 Commando HQ, under Lt. Paul Loraine, from at least 14th October 1942 until, at least, 2nd August 1944 when it is possible that he may have been wounded.

It is noted that Prt. Timson was captured at during the battle for Steamroller Farm on 26th February 1943 and interned in an Italian PoW camp.  It is further noted that he later escaped  and returned to rejoin the Commando prior to D-day.

Picture courtesy of Mr. John Timson (Son).

Picture taken post-Operation Torch
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