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Combined Operations Pilotage Parties

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COPP Heroes of Hayling Island


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Read the Nominal Roll of Coppists as at April 1944, provided by Peter Palmer, COPP 4 and 6


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Ainsworth Davis, John COPP HQ
Alcock Ian Ernest, T/Lieutenant COPP 3
Alexander E, EM5 COPP 7
Amer Donald Wolfenden, Lieutenant COPP 6
Ashford John, COPP 3 and 9
Booth James Charles Macaulay, Lieutenant COPP 9
Bowden John Henry, Able Seaman COPP 6
Brand David, Lieutenant COPP 1
Brown Duncan, Able Seaman COPP 10
Briggs Arthur, Petty Officer COPP 3 
Burbidge George Wheelock, Captain COPP 3 
Burke Terence Martin, Lieutenant COPP 4 
Cammidge Frederick, Sergeant COPP 3 (2) 
Carter J, Able Seaman COPP 10 
Casey COPP 10 
Clark Paul Wilson, Lieutenant Commander COPP 1 
Cockram R, Sapper COPP 3 
Colson Alexander Francis Lionel, Captain COPP 8
Cooke E, Sergeant COPP 1 
Cooper Noel Wilson, Lieutenant COPP 3 
Crafter     COPP 8 
Crane Jack William, Major COPP 1 
Crossley Alfred Harvey, Sub Lieutenant COPP 2
Cumberland Crawford, Sergeant COPP 8
Dargan     COPP 1 
Dawson Bryan, Lieutenant COPP 2 
de Kock Victor Peter de Chatillon, Lieutenant COPP 2
Duffy     COPP 8 
Eckhard Basil Newton, Captain,COPP (Training Officer)No 2SBS Attached 
Enzer Bruce, Lieutenant see HQ 
Fish E A Petty Officer COPP 1 
Francis John H J COPP 6
Fyson Richard Hugh   COPP 2 
Galwey Geoffrey Valentine Lieutenant COPP 1 
Gascoigne Robert Amos T/A/Petty Officer COPP 8 
Gates Ronald Henry Charles Captain COPP 9 
Gilbert Roger Captain COPP HQ 
Gimson P Sub Lieutenant RNVR COPP 7 
Goodyear N H EM5 COPP 5 
Gray   COPP 6 
Hall Geoffrey Penrose Dickinson Lieutenant COPP 7 
Harbud Robin Frederick Andrew T/Sub Lieutenant COPP 1 
Harding Eric William Leading Seaman COPP 10 
Hastings Nicholas Patrick Comyns Lieutenant Commander COPP 1 
Hatton Thomas Leading Seaman COPP 9 
Hawkin   Sapper, RE COPP 1 
Hood Alan Martin Sub Lieutenant COPP 3 
Hughes Alexander Ian Lieutenant COPP 3 

Hunt Leslie David Daniel. Leading Seaman COPP 6
Hunter D C Captain COPP 6 
Jennings N H Lieutenant RNVR COPP 7 
Johns William Edward Field Captain COPP 3 (2) 
Kedge RNW Lance Corporal, RE COPP 1 
Kennedy Lawrence T/A/Petty Officer COPP 7 
Kennedy Owen   COPP 7 
Kent Douglas Thomas T/Lieutenant COPP 5 
Lamb John C Captain COPP 10 
Lamont G H Sergeant COPP 10 
Lucas Alfred William Tindall Captain COPP 7 
Lyne Lionel Geoffrey Lieutenant COPP 9 
Mackay Denis Handcock Lieutenant COPP 4 
Mackenzie I C C Major RE COPP 6 
Mangnall Rollo B Lieutenant COPP 4 
Main Carruth Petty Officer COPP 4 
Mangnall Rollo B Lieutenant COPP 4 
Manning Victor Frederick Peter Leading Seaman COPP 6 
Matterson Peter D. Captain COPP 5 
Maynard J H Sub Lieutenant RNVR COPP 10 
McGuire James Able Seaman COPP 2 
McHarg Neville Townley Lieutenant COPP 4 
McLean John David Ruari McDowell Hardie Lieutenant COPP 7 
Moorhouse Leslie Hugh Lieutenant Commander COPP 1 
Morison John Lieutenant COPP 9 
Morrison A.A. Lance Corporal COPP 7 
Neil James G. A/Leading Seaman COPP 8 
Nichol J B Leading Seaman COPP 7 
Nicholls A B Ordinary Seaman COPP 5 
Ogden-Smith Bruce Walter Sergeant COPP 1 
Owen David   COPP 7 
Palmer P F Electrical Mechanic COPP and 6 
Parker Leslie Norman Electrical Mechanic Fourth Class COPP 10 
Peacock John Michael T/A/Lieutenant COPP 8 
Pearson Michael  Sub Lieutenant RNVR COPP 1 
Phillips Frederick William Leading Seaman COPP 6 
Plummer J Sapper RE COPP 6 
Pond Stanley Victor Electrical Mechanic Fourth Class COPP 8 
Ponsonby Frederick William Lieutenant COPP 8 
Preedy Richard F. Captain COPP 9 
Prior A  Able Seaman COPP 1 
Reilly Thomas A/Petty Officer COPP 4 
Richards Geoffrey Lieutenant Commander COPP 8 
Richards Geoffrey T/A/Lieutenant COPP 8 
Richey   Corporal, SBS COPP 1 
Rourke     COPP 8 
Ruberry Arthur Symons T/S/Seaman + T/Leading Seaman COPP 3 
Sayce Anthony Guy Sub Lieutenant COPP 6 
Scott-Bowden Logan Major COPP 1 
Simpson M T T Lieutenant, RNVR COPP 5 
Sinclair George Sutherland Lieutenant COPP 4 
Smith J R Sapper RE COPP 5 
Smith Philip Robert Gilmer Lieutenant COPP 1 
Sowter Alan Tregarthen Able Seaman COPP 3 
Spence     COPP 8 
Stanbury Ralph Neville Lieutenant COPP 5 
Stanley Alfred E T/Lieutenant COPP 10 
Starn H  COPP HQ   
Stewart John Michael Leading Seaman COPP 1 
Sykes P S Midshipman RNVR COPP 5 
Talbot George Richard Lieutenant COPP 10 
Teacher Norman Joseph Macdonald Lieutenant Commander COPP 3 
Tebb W (Bill) Able Seaman Depot 
Teacher Norman Joseph Macdonald Lieutenant Commander COPP 3 
Thomas A COPP 3
Thomas Alfred James T/A/Leading Seaman + T/Sub Lieutenant COPP 5 
Townson John Stover Lieutenant COPP 10 
Turner Thomas Harry Able Seaman + T/A/Leading Seaman COPP 3 
Watson J G Midshipman RNVR COPP 6 
White A Leading EM COPP 3 
White David Sub Lieutenant, RNVR COPP 1 
Wild Peter Grenville Lieutenant COPP 6 + COPP 1 
Williamson Ronald A Corporal COPP 5 
Willmott Herbert Nigel Clogstoun Lieutenant Commander COPP 1 
Wilkins F I Leading Stores Assistant COPP 1 
Witham Noel ("Shorty") Able Seaman COPP 7


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