John Durnford-Slater

John Frederick Durnford-Slater, DSO and bar was a British Army officer who was credited with raising the first Army commando unit during the Second World War.

person, serviceman

Age at Death
between 62 years and 2 months and 63 years and 1 month old
Born
1909
Commander in
Operation Archery , Operation Ambassador
Did
die
Died
1972 , February 1972 , February 5th 1972
Died During
1970s
First Name
"John"
Gender
male
Involved in
World War II
Last Name
"Durnford-Slater"
Legal name, Full name
"John Frederick Durnford-Slater"
Middle-name
"Frederick"
Organisations
British Army
Won
medal bar

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