Cpl. Joseph A. "Joe" Wells

Spr. Joseph A. “Joe” Wells, formerly of the Royal Engineers, served in No.1 (later becoming No.101) Troop of No.6 Commando from 1940 (in Scarborough) until, at least, 6th September 1941 – when he was noted as a Lance-Corporal.

He was later promoted to Lance-Corporal and is known to have been one of the contingent of No.1 Troop of No.6 Commando that had been sent on the Operation: Claymore raid on the Lofoten Island (Norway) on 1st/ 4th March 1941.

Pictures courtesy of Simon Wells.