Stretford WW2 

James Angell

Rank:Petty OfficerNumber:D/JX268056
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:H.M.C.L.I (S) 539
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M.S. Dundonald
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Bayeux Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1920 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1570,
the son of Joseph Henry & Dorothy Angell (nee Brennan).

Mentioned in Despatches.   Landed in Normandy on D-Day in (Small) Landing
Craft (Infantry) vessel No. 539.

French M.I. - "Memories of a very gallant Englishman.  Eternal rest O'Lord
give to him.  R.I.P."

From the Combined Operations Command website -

HMS Dundonald I
Function - holding and training base for RN Beach Commandos and holding
base for Combined Operations personnel. RN Beach Commandos trained with
their respective beach groups. Initial naval training for officers and
crews of major landing craft. See also HMS Armadillo.
Address and commissioning - HMS Dundonald I, Gailes Camp, Auchengate,
Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland. Commissioned on 1/4/42 and paid off in September

HMS Dundonald II
Function - Combined Signals School (CSS) for the RN, RAF and Army also
training of RN Beach Signals Sections.
Address and commissioning history - H.M.S. Dundonald 2, Auchingate, Troon,
Ayrshire, Scotland. Commissioned on 1/4/42 and closed on 6/6/46.

For detailed information on H.M.C.L.I.  (S) 539 and others see website -

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