Lieutenant Colonel JRO (Jim) Counsell DSO (Bronze Lion of the Netherlands)

Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders of Canada 13 April to 1 October 1945   Lieutenant Colonel JRO “Jim” Counsell, DSO was the last Commanding Officer of the wartime 1st Battalion 48th Highlanders. Having been Adjutant in England, before leaving for Sicily he joined the newly formed D Company and served with them as Company […]