COLEMAN, Charles Jack

Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Major)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Welch Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
105582
Charles Jack Coleman served in No. 1 Commando and 1 Commando Brigade*.
  • 19 November 1939 commissioned Second Lieutenant, Welch Regiment [1].
  • 25 August 1947 (Welch Regiment) (2nd Lt. ) (War Subs. Lt.) promoted Captain, Royal Scots Fusiliers [2].
  • 1 April 1952 (Royal Scots Fusiliers) awarded the Territorial Efficiency Decoration [3].
  • 1 May 1952 promoted Acting Major [4].
  • 31 October 1954 (Major) (Royal Scots Fusiliers) to King's Regiment [5].
  • 1969 appointed O.B.E. (Civil Divsion) for services to Export [6].
*The death of Major Charles Jack Coleman, OBE., TD. ( 1 Cdo & 1st Cdo Bde) of Southport, Lancs.,  was announced in Commando Association newsletter 66 issued March 1978.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazette 34739, page 7869.
[2] London Gazette 38114, page 5190.
[3] London Gazette 39503, page 1815.
[4] London Gazette 39583, page 3513.
[5] London Gazette 40341, page 6842.
[6] London Gazette 44863, page 5970.
 

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