BEATTIE, James Simpson

Royal Scots
Service numbers: 
14241854 & 314128
Corporal James Beattie was awarded the MM in 1943 in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa [1]. He later went to O.C.T.U. and on the 1st April 1944 he was commissioned Second Lieutenant [2].
In 1967 the then Chief Superintendent Beattie, Edinburgh City Police,  was awarded the Q.P.M. [3]. 
In 1978 he was appointed O.B.E. whilst Deputy Chief Constable, Lothian and Borders Police [4].
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 35987, page 1846.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 36540, page 2524.
[3] London Gazettes Supp.  44210, page 32.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 47723, page 9.

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