Warrant Officer Class 2 Michael Durling

{ Mick/Mike }

27 Jun 1939 - 09 Oct 2016

  • General Service Medal (to 1962) Clasp medal
  • General Service Medal Clasp (1962 onwards) medal
  • Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (1930 - present)
  • United Nations Medal, Cyprus

After enlisting into the British Army, Michael Durling volunteered for airborne forces.

He took part in parachute training course 441 at RAF Abingdon. The course lasted from 25th March 1957 - 17th April 1957. It was noted that Private Durling "good" discipline. 

Upon successful completion of this course Private Durling was posted to 1st Battalion,The Parachute Regiment.  

He saw action in the EOKA Campaign in Cyprus.

With information kindly supplied by Peter Durling.

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