PRICE, Martin

Lieutenant Colonel
48RM Commando
47RM Commando
40 Commando RM
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Acting Lieutenant Colonel Martin Price D.S.O., R.M., was posted Commanding Officer 48RM Commando in March 1945 [1]. He had previously been Second in Command of 47RM Commando [1A].
  • By February 1946 Lt. Colonel Price had replaced Lt. Colonel Komrower as Commandant of the Commanding Basic Training Centre [1B].
  • (Captain) (Acting Lieutenant Colonel) (D.S.O.) Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in North West Europe [2].
  • 12 June 1951 posted Commanding Officer 40 Commando RM [3].
  • 1 June 1953 appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [4].
[1] D Day Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RM Commando, author Ken Ford.
[1A] Haste to the Battle, author Maj. Gen. J.L. Moulton.
[1B] Globe and Laurel February 1946 edition.
[2]  London Gazette 37464, page 910.
[3] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
[4] London Gazette 39863, page 2947.

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