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Naval Telegraphist Alec McCreedy - Whole Wartime Account

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posted on 2024-06-05, 19:46 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

The attached account details Alec McCreedy's journey from his early days in West Looe, Cornwall, to his service in the Royal Navy's Special Signals unit during World War II, detailing his training, deployments, and experiences aboard convoy missions.


Item list and details

1. Alex McCreedy in Uniform. 2. Alex McCreedy's Whole Wartime Story. 3. The Italian Fleet surrenders. 4. Sicily invasion briefings by a range of senior staff officers. 5. Alex McCreedy showing off his well-deserved medal collection.

Person the story/items relate to

Alec McCreedy

Person who shared the story/items

Karen McCreedy

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Own story

Type of submission

Shared at West Meads Community Hall, West Sussex on 11 November 2023. The event was organised by Bognor Regis u3a.

Record ID

107770 | BOG073