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Major Roger Symonds Neale

6th Airborne Division - 5th Parachute Brigade - 7th Parachute Battalion - B Coy

Sword Beach

 

Major Neale's Company took part in the airborne operation at BENOUVILLE bridge on 6th June 44. He held an important sector of the western bridgehead. During the 21 hours of continuous fighting Major Neale's courage, energy and skill were an example to all his men and played an important part in the successful outcome of the operation.

(Source: Military Medal)