A.E. Harrison

Originally enlisting with the Royal Armoured Corps, SSM Harrison was attached to G.H.Q. Liaison Regiment (Phantom) in January 1940. He rose through the ranks to Sergeant Major and ultimately WO2.

He took part in military operations as a Commando at Dieppe in 1942 and as a Parachutist in 1944-1945 while in the SAS.

Mentioned in Despatches, published in London Gazette on 4th April 1946. Awarded a Croix de Guerre with Palm by the Prince Regent of Belgium

Tales of valour

War Medal

Mention in Despatches For Operations with Hopkinson Mission and GHQ Liaison Regiment (Phantom)

Croix de Guerre with Palm (Belgium)

For Operations with Hopkinson Mission and GHQ Liaison Regiment (Phantom) and the liberation of Belgium

1939-45 STAR

Country: United Kingdom1939 - 45 Star This star was given for service between 3rd September 1939 ...

DEFENCE MEDAL

Country: United KingdomDefence MedalIssued to service personnel for three years' service at home or ...

FRANCE & GERMANY STAR

Country: United KingdomFrance and Germany StarThis star was granted for service in France, Belgium, ...

WAR MEDAL

Country: United KingdomWar Medal 1939 - 1945 Awarded unnamed to all full time personnel of the ...

CROIX DE GUERRE WITH PALM (BELGIUM)

Country : Belgium