ALDRIDGE, Dennis Leolin Samuel St Maur

Rank: 
Major
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Sunday, July 23, 1995
Dennis Leolin Samuel St Maur Aldridge Royal Marines
7 January 1949 Captain Dennis Aldridge, who had served during the war with 44RM Commando [1], was appointed MBE (Military Division) for gallant and distinguished services in Palestine during the period 27th March, 1948 - 30th July, 1948. [2]
 
18 May 1951 Captain (Local Major) Aldridge MBE was awarded the MC for gallant and distinguished service with 41 Independent Commando, RM, in operations in Korea. [3]
 
Major Aldridge MBE, MC, 41 Independent Commando RM was awarded the Silver Star bestowed by the President of the United States of America for gallant and distinguished services during operations in Korea. [4]

13th June 1957 Major Aldridge MBE, MC, 42 Commando RM, was awarded a bar to the MC in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in operations in the Near East, October to December 1956. [5]
 
Sources
[1] Commando Association newsletter 101.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 38508, page 189.
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 39230, page 2749.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 40253, page 4684.
[5] London Gazettes Supp. 41092, page 3417.

 


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