ALLWRIGHT, Ian Donald Bruce

Rank: 
Corporal (later Major)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Scots
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
249687
Corporal Ian Allwright served in No. 9 Commando before being sent to O.C.T.U. [1].
  • 3 October 1942 commissioned Second Lieutenant Royal Scots [2].
  • 3 April 1943 promoted Lieutenant, Royal Scots [3]. Mentioned in Despatches in Recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Italy [4].
  • 7 November 1947 (Temp. Captain) (Royal Scots) awarded the Territorial Efficiency Medal [5].
  • 3 October 1948 (Lieutenant) (Royal Scots) promoted Captain [6].
  • 19 October 1951 (Captain) (Royal Scots) Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Malaya, during the period 1st January to 30th June, 1951 [7].
  • 3 October 1955 (Captain) (Royal Scots) promoted Major [8].
  • 20 August 1961 relinquishes his commission on completion of service. Granted honorary rank of Major [9].
Sources
[1] Commando Association obituaries in newsletter 50 issued March 1970.
[2] London Gazette 35767, page 4748.
[3] London Gazette 37933, page 1713.
[4] London Gazette 37184, page 3730.
[5] London Gazette 38117, page 5244
[6] London Gazette 38520, page 440.
[7] London Gazette 39361, page 5433.
[8] London Gazette 40650, page 6939.
[9] London Gazette 42442, page 6171.
 

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