HOLMES, Matthew John

Major General
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
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Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Holmes, Commanding Officer 42 Commando RM, was appointed D.S.O. in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2006 to 31st March 2007 [1].
  • 19 March 2013 (Colonel) promoted Brigadier [2].
  • 9 May 2018 promoted Major General [3].
  • 8 June 2019 appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [4].
[1] London Gazette Supp. 58396, page 10411.
[1] Globe and Laurel Jul/Aug. 2007 edition.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 60463, page 6323.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 62293, page 9096.
[4] London Gazette notice 3293966.

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