Ian Fenwick

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Captain Ian Fenwick
Life dates
11 Aug 1910 - 11 Aug 1944
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Unit or location Role Posted from until
Bridgwater, Somerset Intelligence Officer 23 Nov 1940 15 Sep 1942
Somerset Intelligence Officer 23 Nov 1940 15 Sep 1942
Operation Gain SAS combatant 14 Jun 1944 07 Aug 1944

Winchester College, then Cambridge University

The King's Royal Rifle Corps
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Commissioned or Enlisted
19 Feb 1937

Lance-Cadet Winchester College Officer Training Corps,

19 Feb 1937
Commissioned to Leicestershire Yeomanry.

15 Feb 1940
Leicestershire Yeomanry converted to 137 Field Battery Royal Artillery.

30 June 1940
Posted to Kings Royal Rifle Corps.

23 Nov 1940
Posted to Auxiliary Units as Intelligence Officer.

15 Sep 1942
Posted to SOE.

1 Nov 1942
Commandant STS 4.

1 Jun 1943 returns to Regular Army, 1 Motor Transport Battalion,

1 Sep 1943
Posted to Airborne Forces Depot,

Feb 1944
Joined 1 SAS, commanded D Squadron. Killed in action during Operation Gain.

68 Monmouth Street, Bridgewater
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Noted Cartoonist for Punch and others, author of Enter Trubshaw, with forward by David Niven, the famous actor, who was a friend (and also an Officer in Phantom, the GHQ Liaison Regiment).

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John McCue (left) and IO Ian Fewick (right)