Profile under development. Further information to follow later. Read More Service History Date not known 2 Special Air Service Regiment (2 SAS) (Major) Operations Event Italy The Italians had capitulated while the force was still at sea. The sinking of HMS Abdiel by a mine in the harbour, however, resulted in the loss of 130 soldiers from 6th (Royal Welch) Parachute Battalion including their Commanding Officer. Related articles Article Daily Telegraph obituary for Major Roy Farran DSO MC Major Roy Farran, who died on Friday night aged 85, was one of the most highly decorated soldiers of the Second World War; he was awarded the DSO, three MCs, the Croix de Guerre and the American Le Share Share on FacebookTweet this on Twitter Group photos_2 Enlarge Details Members of D Squadron, 2 SAS Regiment, on parade, Termoli, 11 October 1943. 1 Image Enlarge Details SAS Troopers after the capture of Termoli, 1943. 1 Image Buy Prints View all media Add content to this article Latest Comments There are currently no comments for this content. Add your comment Add Comment In order to add comments you must be registered with ParaData. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. If you are not currently a ParaData member but wish to get involved please register.