TAILYOUR, Norman Hastings

Title: 
Sir
Rank: 
Lieutenant General
Unit/Base: 
'45 Commando RM'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Lieutenant General Norman Tailyour was knighted in June 1966.
  • 1945, 8 January, Commanding Officer 27RM Battalion [1].
  • 1945, Distinguished Service Order for gallant and distinguished service in North West Europe with 27 RM Bn. [1][ 2].
  • 1945, Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of good service with the 21st Army group [3]
  • 1954, December, Commanding Officer 45 Commando RM [4].  
  • 1955, Bar to the Distinguished Service Order during operations in Cyprus with 45 Commando RM [4][5].
  • 1956, Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services with 45 Commando RM in the Operations in the Near East, October to December, 1956 [6].
  • 1964, Appointed C.B. (Military Division), 1st January 1964 [7].
  • 1966, Appointed K.C.B. (Military Division) June 1966 [8].
Sources
[1] National Archives file WO373/471/91
[2] London Gazette 37464, page 909.
[3] London Gazette 37251, page 4439 of 4 September 1945.
[4] National Archives file WO373/126/15.
[5] London Gazette 40987, page 653.
[6] London Gazette 41092, page 3418.
[7] London Gazette 43200, page 3.
[8] London Gazette 44004, page 6530.
 

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