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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P. Tourle

P. Tourle

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
A. Greenwood

A. Greenwood

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
Ferozepore Regiment Of Sikhs

Ferozepore Regiment Of Sikhs

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Infantry.

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial
Col. John Meldrum

Col. John Meldrum

Listed in the Parliamentary Army in 1642. Fought at Newbury and was probably mortally wounded at the Battle of Brandon (or Cheriton) Heath. Buried Westminster Abbey, 18 April 1644. According to Th...

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Scotland

1 memorial
W. Kemp, Jnr.

W. Kemp, Jnr.

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