DAVIES, Michael Alfred William

Acting Captain (later Major)
Northamptonshire Regiment
Service number: 
Captain Michael Davies, Adjutant of No. 9 Commando, was awarded the Military Cross [1] for his outstanding leadership and personal gallantry during the fierce fighting that took place in the Wadis at the Anzio beachhead on the 19th March 1944 [2].
In 1945 he also received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy [3].
In 1959 the then Major Michael Davies M.C., Northamptonshire Regt., was appointed M.B.E (Military Division) in recognition of distinguished service in Malaya for the period 1st January to 30th June 1959 [4].
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 36615, page3375.
[2] National Archives file WO 373/6/500.
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 36886, page 327.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 41884, page 7667.

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