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Possibly – only one on SNWM.

Archibald McDougall, Distinguished Service Cross – age 31 – Lieutenant, H.M. Motor Torpedo Boat 723, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Archibald was awarded a DSC “for courage, leadership and determination in close action with the enemy, while serving in Light Coastal Craft”. He was killed during a surface action.

(Source: London Gazette 10/11/1944 p.5226 and naval-history.net)

Born c.1913 in Glasgow.

Son of Archibald and Betsy McAllister (Stewart) McDougall of 67 Muiryfauld Drive, Glasgow E1. (Source: CWGC and Probate of Will)

Husband of Marie Louise (Bridgeman) MacDougall, of Weymouth, Dorsetshire who he married in Weymouth in the June Quarter of 1944. (Source: CWGC and GRO – Marriage Index)

Missing in Action on 5 July 1944.

Commonwealth War Grave – Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.