TWEED, David Gratiaen

Lieutenant Colonel
40 Commando RM
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Captain (Acting Major) David Gratiaen Tweed received a Mention in Despatches in September 1945 for good services with the 21st Army Group [1]. He is shown that year as D.A.A. and Q.M.G. 116th RM Infantry Brigade [1a].
  • 12 February 1946 (Acting Major) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) for gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe [2]
  • 19 October 1951 (Major) (42 Commando RM) received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished services in Malaya [3][3a]
  • 13 June 1957 (Lt Colonel)(OC 40 Commando RM) appointed D.S.O., in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Operations in the Near East, October to December, 1956 [4].  
[1] London Gazette 37251, page 4439.
[1a] Navy Lists, Quarterly, 1945, July, Volume 2.
[2] London Gazette 37464, page 909. 
[3] London Gazette 39361, page 5432. 
[3a] Citation he wrote for Cpl Speake 42 Commando RM /National Archives file WO373/130/22.
[4] London Gazette 41092, page 3417.
[4] National Archives file WO373/124/58.

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