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Roll Call Sergeant Peter Malone

Peter Malone served with The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders prior to volunteering for airborne forces during the Second World War.

He completed Parachute Course 43 at RAF Ringway in mid-February 1943, and served with HQ Company of 5th (Scottish) Parachute Battalion in Italy, South of France, Greece and Palestine.

After the war he served with D Coy,14th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (TA) in Portsmouth Hants.

Peter Malone then served with 2 PARA & 3 PARA and was deployed to Cyprus, Suez and Bahrain.

He was posted to Singapore for three years with his family in the mid-sixties to HQ Far East Land Forces at Phoenix Park and then posted to the Parachute Course Administration Unit at RAF Abingdon.

by Andrew Malone

Listed Operations

01/12/1955 – 01/12/1959 Cyprus (EOKA Campaign)
05/11/1956 – 11/11/1956 Suez (Operation Musketeer)
09/09/1943 – 01/05/1944 Italy
01/09/1945 – 30/06/1948 Palestine
15/08/1944 – 26/08/1944 South France (Operation Dragoon)

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