MCMANNERS, Joseph Hugh

Rank: 
Major
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
495368
Honours & Awards: 
Captain Joseph McManners 29 Commando
Captain Joseph McManners received a Mention in Despatches [1] in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic between 21st May and 15th June 1982. He was commanding a Naval Gunfire Forward Observation Party of 148 (Meiktila) Commando Battery RA for the duration of Operation Sutton. On two occasions he took part in operations with the Special Boat Service [2].
 
  • 30 September 1985 promoted Major [3].
  • 10 December 1989 retired [4].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 49134, page 12842.
[2] National Archive file WO373/188/352.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 50279, page 13864.
[4] London Gazette Supp. 51962, page 14346.
 

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