No 2 Commando

No 2 Commando

On 22 June 1940 No 2 Commando commanded by Lt Col CIA Jackson RTR was turned over to parachute duties. Live jumping commenced on 13 July at the Central Landing School set up at Ringway near Manchester. By 21st September 21 officers and 321 other ranks had been accepted for parachute duties.

On 21 November No 2 Commando was re-designated the 11th Special Air Service (SAS) Battalion.

Commanding Officers:

June 1940          Lt Col CIA Jackson

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  • Tony Hibbert's application to join No 2 Commando

    Tony Hibbert's application to join No 2 Commando

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