REES, Cecil Thomas

Known as: 
Taff
Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X5547
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant Cecil Thomas Rees, 45 Commando RM, was seconded to the Northern Frontier Regiment for operations in Oman.
He was awarded the Military Medal for courage, initiative and devotion to duty in the face of well armed Omani rebels. He successfully led a fighting patrol against an enemy strong point, inflicting casualties upon the rebels.
 
Sources
London Gazette 41800, page 5365.
National Archives file WO373/125/128.
The Story of 45 Commando RM 1943 -1971, author David Young.
 

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