Mentioned in Despatches
Lance Sergeant William Aldridge died in North Africa. He recieved a MiD for "gallant and distinguished service in North Africa."Sources CWGC London Gazette Supplement 36180 page 4226.
Lieutenant Michael Aldworth received a MiD for good services with the 2st Army Group in North West Europe.
His death was announced in Commando Association newsletter 96 where his rank was shown as Captain (later Major) .
- Received a MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Mediterranean Theatre, rank Major (temp). .
- Appointed Honorary Lieutenant Colonel .
- 30 September 1939 commissioned Second Lieutenant .
Petty Officer Kenneth Bevis was killed in Italy. He received a posthumous MiD for "distinguished service in operations carried out in the face of determined opposition from the enemy which led to the capture of the island of Elba."
At the time of his death RN Commandos were involved in the operation to liberate the enemy held island of Elba, codenamed Operation Brassard.
Company Sergeant Major James Black was awarded the MM for bravery, skill and devotion to duty whilst serving with the Allied Forces during the campaign in the Low Countries, over a period from January to April, 1945 .
He also received a MiD in 1945 for good services while operating with the 21st Army Group. .
George Leonard Bream, or 'Percy', as he was known in the Corps, was born on June 1st 1919 in the hamlet of Buckworth, Huntingdonshire. He was the middle son of a a family of six, his father being a farm labourer. After leaving school with a basic education he moved to his eldest sister's home in Luton where he at first worked as a market trader, and then in a gent's outfitters. In 1938 with talk of trouble in Europe he joined The Royal Marines. In 1944 he joined the newly formed 48RM Commando after successfully completing his training at the Commando Basic Training Centre at Achnacarry.
Corporal Spencer Brooks received a MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan in 2009.
Capt. John Buscall died whilst serving at the Commando School RM. 
In 1942 the then PLY/X 561 Sgt John Allan Buscall RM was promoted Lieutenant. 
In August 1943 on their formation, he joined 46RM Commando and served with with 'Z' troop of 46RM Commando. 
He received a MID for distinguished services in NW Europe whilst Lieutenant (Acting Major). 
- 27th May 1954 commissioned Lt. (Qr.Mr) in the Foresters .
- 29th January 1957 received a MiD in recognition of distinguished services in Cyprus for the period 1st July to 3lst December, 1956 .
- 2nd July 1959 promoted Captain (Qr.Mr.) Parachute Regiment .
Sergeant Harold Cook received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe.
 London Gazettes Supp. 36676, page 4010.
Lance Corporal John Cramer, RAMC attached to No. 9 Commando, received a MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy in 1944 .
The following year in 1945 it was announced that he had been further awarded the MM for his gallantry in Italy .Sources  London Gazettes Supp. 36668, page 3935, 24 August 1944.  London Gazettes Supp. 37235, page 4270, 23 August 1945.
Officer Commanding No 4 Commando from 1943 until 1945.
Lt. Robert Dawson was one of the first subalterns to join No 4 Commando in 1940, later taking part in the Dieppe raid as Captain of 'C' troop. The following year he was promoted Major and 2 i/c No 4 Commando when the then 2i/c, Major Derek Mills-Roberts, left to take over as OC No 6 Commando.
Second Lieutenant George Dillwyn-Venables-Llewelyn, No. 2 Independent Company, died during operations in Norway as part of Scissors Force.
He received a posthumous MiD in recognition of distinguished services in the field.
Lieutenant George Duncan served in No 11 Commando. We have a possible photo of him in our gallery which we would like verified by family in due course.
His gallantry medals were awarded after leaving the Commando and whilst he was further attached to the Special Boat Section *.
In addition there is reference in a book to a Lt Duncan MC as being a prisoner of war in Camp 21, Chiete, Italy in 1943. **
On the 28th June 1940 Captain J.F. Durnford-Slater was appointed Lieut. Colonel and ordered to raise and command No 3 Commando after volunteering for Special Service whilst Adjutant of the 23rd Medium and Heavy Training Regt., RA.
 London Gazettes Supp. 36947, page 997.
 National Archives file WO 373/47/42.