MAUDE, Neil Stanley Eustace

Rank: 
Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier)
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Lieutenant Neil Maude joined 40RM Commando on 17 February from the Holding Battalion at Deal [1].
  • 17 December 1943 promoted Acting Major and  second in command [2].
  • Mentioned in Despatches for distinguished services in the successful landing operations in Sicily, the Messina Straits, Salerno and Normandy [3].
  • 1962 (Lieutenant Colonel) Commanding Officer 45 Commando RM [4].
  • 27 July 1969 Brigadier N. S. E. Maude, R.M., appointed an Aide-de-Camp to The Queen [5].
  • The death of Colonel (later Brigadier) Neil Stanley Eustace Maude (40 RM Cdo) of Wheathill. Nr. Somerton, Somerset, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 85 issued September 1987 [6].
Sources
[1] The Light Blue Lanyard author Maj.J.C. Beadle, MBE, MC.
[2] London Gazette Supp 36352, page 543.
[2] Navy Lists Bi Monthly June 1944.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 36676, page 4010.
[4] The Story of 45 Commando RM author David Young.
[5] London Gazette Supp. 44905, page 7769.
[6] Commando Association newsletter 85.
 

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