HDML 1143

Sussex Woods, Potter Heigham, Norfolk 20/8/42

Ungazetted award for firefighting following an explosion in ML387 in Beirut 5/3/44

  • MID EdeV2 Roger Boura FNR

Known Crew

  • EdeV2 Roger Boura FNR

Wartime Activities

  • 04/02/43 Free French – Palmyre VP31 – Transferred at Port Said
  • 5/3/44 ML 1007, ML1143 (Free French), ML1158 and ML1164 (Free French) engaged in fire fighting after an explosion in ML 387 at Beirut. Four men mentioned in despatches. ML 387 lost and Commanding Officer awarded Albert Medal for fire fighting until the boat blew up

Post War History

  • French Navy VP 31
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