PENNEFATHER, David Anthony Somerset

Commandant General
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Commandant General Royal Marines in 1996.
  • Major - received a MiD in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic [1].
  • Lt. Colonel - appointed O.B.E., (Military Division), in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland [2].
  • Maj. General - appointed C.B. (Military Division), in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the former Republic of Yugoslavia during the period 1st June to 20th December 1995 [3].
[1] London Gazette Supp. 49134, page 12842.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 52324, page 17199.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 54393, page 6546.

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