PETERS, David Robert

Rank: 
Major
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Tank Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
124427
Maj David Peters MC and bar 2 Commando
Trooper David Robert Peters, a Cadet from the 102nd Officer Cadet Training Unit, was commissioned 2nd Lieut. on the 9th March 1940. [1]
 
He was attached to No 2 Commando from at least January 1943. [2]
 
On the 15th March 1945 it was announced that T/Captain Peters had been awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field. [3]
 
On the 23rd August 1945 it was announced that T/Major Peters had been awarded a bar to the MC in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy. [4]
 
The death of Maj. David Peters MC and bar, No 2 Commando, of Winchester Hants. was announced in Commando Association newsletter 108 issued March 1999 where it stated that he had also served in No 5 Commando.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 34811, page 1533
[2] CVA gallery image No 2 Cdo officers January 1943
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 36983, page 1427
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 37235, page 4267.
 

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