JACKSON, Matthew John Andrew

Royal Marines
Royal Navy
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Lt Col. Matthew Jackson 40 Commando
Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Jackson received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Iraq in 2009 [1].
  • 2011 Commanding Officer 40 Commando RM [2].
  • 2013 (Lieutenant Colonel) (Commanding Officer 40 Commando RM) appointed D.S.O., for his leadership during an intense period of high tempo operations that included responsibility for the transition programme and strengthening the Afghan Forces in his region, and for his actions in the immediate aftermath of fatal IED attacks on British Service personnel in Afghanistan [2A +5].
  • 5 November 2013 promoted Colonel [3].
  • 11 December 2018 promoted Brigadier [4].
[1] London Gazette Supp. 59182, page 15643 published 11 September 2009.
[2] Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 2011 edition.
[2A] London Gazette Supp. 60647, page 19570.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 60695, page 23339.
[4] London Gazette Supp. 62558, page 2354.
[5] Image and additional detail - RN/MOD website - Operational Honours Oct. 2013.

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