DRYSDALE, Douglas Burns
- May 1951 appointed a companion of the Distinguished Service Order. .
- May 1955 awarded the Silver Star bestowed by the President of the United States of America for gallant and distinguished service in operations in Korea. .
- June 1959 appointed O.B.E. .
- July 1961 promoted Colonel. .
The death of Colonel Douglas Burns Drysdale, DSO., OBE. (HQ 3 Bde and OC, 44 RM Cdo) of Thetford, Norfolk, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 91 issued August 1990.