ALLEN, Michael Rhys Harvey

Captain (later Honorary Lieutenant Colonel)
Black Watch
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Captain Michael Allen , Adjutant of No. 9 Commando, was awarded the Military Cross [1] in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations at Monte Faito, Italy, on 2/3 February 1944 [2].
  • Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Mediterranean Theatre, rank Major (temp). [3].
  • Appointed Honorary Lieutenant Colonel [4].
  • 21 February 1947 awarded the Territorial Efficiency Decoration [5]. He later received additional clasps to the T.D. 
[1] London Gazette 36586, page 3070.
[2] National Archives file WO373/6/338.
[3] London Gazette 37138, page 3242.
[4] Rank shown in London Gazette 37886, page 849 and others.
[5] London Gazette 37886, page 849.

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