POUNDS, Edgar George Derek

Known as: 
Derek
Rank: 
Major General
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Friday, October 13, 1922
Died : 
Thursday, November 7, 2002
Edgar George Derek Pounds
Lieutenant Edgar George Derek Pounds was an instructor at the Commando Basic Training Centre in 1945 [1].
 
Captain Edgar Pounds, 41 Independent Commando RM, was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished services during operations in the Korean war [2].
 
He later received a MiD for for distinguished services in operations against terrorists in Cyprus serving with 45 Commando RM. [3]. 
 
On the 14th June 1975 the then Major General Edgar George Derek Pounds, Royal Marines, was appointed C.B. [4].
 
Sources
[1] Commando Association newsletter 56 issued March 1973.
[1] CVA Gallery image of Instructors.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 40253 page 4684.
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 40987 page 654.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 46593, page 7370.
 

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