Event    From /4/1940  To /5/1940

Evacuation of Namsos

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Norway

The Namsos Campaign in Norway, was fought between Anglo-French/Norwegian forces, and German forces. After heavy fighting, the German forces took the upper hand, and the decision was made to evacuate. A convoy of destroyers under the command of Lord Louis Mountbatten, was sent from Scapa Flow to rescue the allied troops. 

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Evacuation of Namsos

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Richard Stannard

Capt Richard Stannard, V.C. (1902 - 1977) R.N.V.R., hero of the evacuation of...

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Captain Michael Alan Berdoe-Wilkinson

Captain Michael Alan Berdoe-Wilkinson

Michael Alan Berdoe-Wilkinson was born on 28 April 1945, the elder child of Dermot William Berdoe-Wilkinson (1882-1955) and Vera Berdoe-Wilkinson née Christopherson. His birth was registered in the...

Person, Armed Forces, Egypt

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
Cadet Edward Sylvester Blake

Cadet Edward Sylvester Blake

Edward Sylvester Blake was born on 31 December 1896 in Wilnecote, Warwickshire, the youngest of the three children of the Reverend James Edward Huxley Blake (1863-1933) and Beatrice Harriet Blake n...

Person, Armed Forces, Medicine

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
O. T. C. Brewer

O. T. C. Brewer

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Royal Fusiliers who fell in the Great War (WW1)
1 memorial
Robert John Baggott

Robert John Baggott

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1. Robert John Baggott was born on 10 April 1873, the second of the four children of Robert Henry Lancaster Ba...

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial